Quinn Hopping Funeral Home

26 Mule Road, Toms River, NJ


Lynn J DeVoe

April 24, 1943September 7, 2020

Lynn Janet DeVoe, 77, of Toms River, N.J., passed away peacefully on September 7, 2020 at home surrounded by her loving family. Lynn was born in Plainfield, N.J., in 1943 and was predeceased by her parents Karl and Marion Dietrich. She was affectionately known as Aunt Grandma by the younger members of the family. Surviving are her loving husband John; son, Geoffrey DeVoe and his wife Helen; and daughter Danielle Major and her husband Adam Major. Three brothers, Blair (Nancy), Glenn (Sue), and Mark (Krista) with many loved nephews and nieces. Her two beloved granddaughters, Geoffrey’s daughters, Devyn and Teagan DeVoe. Both enjoyed going to Grandma's Camp when visiting Lynn. Lynn enjoyed gardening and baking when she wasn't traveling with her husband and friends. Her favorite places to visit were Tahiti, in French Polynesia, and Cinque Terre, Italy. Lynn attended and graduated from Union College in Barbourville, KY. It was there she met her husband while sharing an ice cream cone. She taught in the Bridgeton N.J. school system for 36 years. She was well liked by her students and fellow educators. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Give Kids the World in Kissimmee, Florida.


  • Memorial Service

    Saturday, September 19, 2020


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September 19, 2020

God's peace to you, John and your entire family! You are in my prayers! What a blessing you both have been to all who have had the pleasure of knowing you!! We are richer people as a result; I know I am: ) ❤️🙏✝️

Mary & Gary Cossaboon

September 19, 2020

Dear John and Family,
We are very sorry for your loss.
Lynne was always so friendly and willing to help and encourage others and took great interest in their endeavors. We will remember her kindness always.
God's Peace to your minds and hearts.

- Mary & Gary Cossaboon and Family

Jennifer Cossaboon

September 19, 2020

DeVoe family,

So sorry to hear of Lynn's passing. Fond memories of growing up with your family in Central church and being the last few families still attending when it closed in 2014. You are in my thoughts and prayers.


Mike Bell

September 19, 2020

I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Lynn was such a sweet person and I always smiled when I saw the love she had for her family. I pray that God comforts you all as your mourn her, but that He also gives you joy in knowing that she is beginning her new life in heaven.

Sharon Ryman

September 14, 2020

I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Lynn was a beautiful person with a gentle spirit who loved the Lord . Praying for your family at this time.
God Bless,
Sharon Ryman

Gunnel and Gunnar Crona

September 13, 2020

Our sincere condolences to John and the whole family. Lynn was a very nice person that we are so glad that we got to know even though we live so far apart. Both Lynn and John took good care of us when we visited them in Bridgeton, Orlando and Tom’s River. And we are so glad that we got to show Lynn, John and Danielle our country many years ago.
You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace, Lynn!
Gunnel and Gunnar in Sweden

Lynette Taylor

September 12, 2020

Dear John,
I was so sad to read of Lynn’s passing. She was always so sweet and kind . I miss talking to you and Lynn. I have many postcards from all your travels. Memories are so precious. Prayers and hugs!
Joel and Lynette Taylor

Lisa Knerr

September 12, 2020

My sincere condolences during this difficult time. Lynn was such a sweet soul and will be missed. Sending prayers to you and your family.

Frank & Marianne Bertolini

September 12, 2020

Our sincere condolences to John and family. Always a kind and compassionate fellow educator and friend, she is sadly missed. We will always remember our group dinners with Lynn and others with fondness.

Annalisa Russell

September 11, 2020

John, I am so saddened to learn of Lynn's passing. I remember that you were both so very nice. May she Rest In Peace. My sincere condolences to you and your entire family.


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