Lynda Frances Soltysiak (13 Nov 1963 - 30 Dec 2019)

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Funeral Service

Location
Crown Court Church of Scotland Russell Street London WC2B 5EZ
Date
30th Jan 2020
Time
2.30pm
Funeral Director
F.A. Albin & Sons

Burial Details

Location
Chartham CemeteryAshford RoadKentCT4 7NY
Date
29th Jan 2020
Time
2pm

In loving memory of Lynda Frances Soltysiak who sadly passed away on 30th December 2019 Aged 56 years.
The Burial will take place on Wednesday 29th January in Chartham Kent with the family and the Memorial Service will take place on Thursday 30th January at Crown Court Church of Scotland followed by a reception. Just to confirm the address of the Memorial Service is Great Russell St, London. WC2B 5EZ. Parking is limited but it is so central you can walk from Covent Garden or Charing Cross Station and its near the Strand so near plenty of bus routes and black cabs. Its quite near the theatre where "A women in black" has played for 30 years. The reception will largely be light but people can come and sign the remembrance book and celebrate Lynda's life. Lynda loved music and her choir have kindly agreed to sing at the service.

All are welcome to the Memorial Service to celebrate her life and black dress is not required but smart dress is and no very young children please. Lynda was an amazing wife, sister, daughter and kind to everyone. She was known for always having a smile even when not being treated very well. She did her best and worked hard, often out of office hours to improve herself for others. The way she was taken by cancer in 5 weeks is terrible at such a young age. We were just going to work a few years and then enjoy a well deserved retirement and travel. I was married to her for 11 years but was with her for another 15 years. She never forgot an anniversary or birthday. She was always loyal, faithful and loved being married. She told me at Christmas that we would dies of the Cancer but we would work together to enjoy every minute together and we had and expected to face down chemotherapy and for this to be a few years. Chemotherapy was due to start on the 30th December. The say she died.
On the day she was told she had terminal cancer on 20th December she still had a still had a smile and kind word for everyone. She never really complained about the pain, her poor breathing at night or the future. She was so brave and lovely, I just loved her more for this and it was me who was crying. Everyone I talk to is devastated and shocked - even the Hospital! I will try to give a proper Eulogy at the memorial service but forgive me if I break down as she was so special, so soft inside, and my soul mate for so long. We looked after each other and faced the world together. I came from a poor family and she came from a well off business family but we both had a big heart and some how had found each other. Some people called us "the bods" because of this but this was because they could see we were two public sector workers, kind and caring who were made for each other.
Please do not send flowers because she died of Breast Cancer and in her papers I have just found she was also monthly paying money to St Mungo's as her charity. She also used to steal my pennies from my purse every week to put in the homeless charity box at church when she went off to sing in the choir! It made us laugh on Sunday breakfast. She was always thinking of others and not herself. An amazing girl.

Chris Soltysiak, (Completely lost and devastated husband who doesn't know what to do without the the other half of "Team Soltysiak" )

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Heidi Soltysiak wrote

You are in my thoughts and my sincerest condolences for an incredibly great loss. Lynda spirit will always be guiding us through tough and happy times. Her memory will live on.

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Helen and Richard Allen donated in memory of Lynda

Lynda, a great loss to our family we will miss you. Helen and Richard

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London Branch Alexandra Guild London Branch Alexandra Guild donated £100 in memory of Lynda

Dear Lynda, from all your friends, thank you for your enormous contribution to all things ‘Alex’. We will miss your enthusiasm, your commitment and above all your kindness and friendship. Rest in Peace dear friend.

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Gordon Wright donated £42.86 in memory of Lynda

In memory of my lovely daughter

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Michele Pringle wrote

Deepest sympathy to Chris, Gordon, Stewart, Douglas and all of the family. To think of Lynda in the past tense is very difficult. When we think about Lynda we hear the words kind, generous, caring and loving friend. We often talked about life being a train journey – some people got on a carriage and travelled with you for a few stops, others a longer journey and then there were those like Lynda that was on my train journey for 30 years. It is true to say as a result of her friendship my life became enriched with knowing her.
I am devastated at this time but hold the memories of our Sunday outings, walks in Regent’s Park, and making sure our annual reunions were all about reminiscing and making plans for new memories. We had a wonderful trip to Edinburgh and Glasgow in 2018 to celebrate 30 years of friendship. It was our intention not to wait for another ten years.
I hold our memories close to my heart and today I say thank you Lynda – for your friendship, loyalty, kindness and for being a great friend.


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London Branch Alexandra Guild Eva Bangle donated £100 in memory of Lynda

Dear Lynda, from all your friends, thank you for your enormous contribution to all things ‘Alex’. We will miss your enthusiasm, your commitment and above all your kindness and friendship. Rest in Peace dear friend.

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Penny Dewar donated in memory of Lynda

Soar high Lynda on your new wings, sweet kind gentle soul. 🦋

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In memory of the kind and wonderful Lynda

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In loving memory of a great sister in law.

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Judith Milner donated £20 in memory of Lynda

Lynda is such a great loss to us all, she was the kindest person, with a very gentle heart.

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Tracey Horton wrote

You will remain gentle on my mind forever beautiful lady x

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Tracey Horton donated £50 in memory of Lynda

Fond memories of you always beautiful lady x

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In memory of Lynda

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In Lynda’s memory

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Alison Kaan donated £20 in memory of Lynda

Such incredibly sad news... I'll never forget Lynda's kindness, her joyfulness, and her sparkling eyes and totally radiant smile. We were the same age - too young to go. My deepest condolences to Chris and family.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam.
Ali

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Vikki Spencer donated in memory of Lynda

Chris - I cannot imagine how you must be feeling. Your words and obvious love for Lynda have me choked with emotion. She was such a wonderful, kind and cheery person and carried a halo of light wherever she went. We were very blessed having her as a neighbour; she was a very special gift to the world. There is an irreplaceable Lynda-shaped hole for us all that cannot be filled. But our happy memories of her live on. All our love & neighbourly support (whatever is needed). Vikki & Jez Spencer & girls

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