Dorothy J. Martinak

January 9, 1943 ~ November 19, 2022 (age 79) 79 Years Old


Dorothy J. Martinak, age 79, of Elgin, IL, passed away at home, with her husband of 59 years, Daniel, by her side, on November 19, 2022.  She was born January 9, 1943 in Charleroi, PA to her loving parents, William and Carol (née Check) Lynch.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents.  She is survived by her husband, Daniel Martinak; daughters, Kristin (Robert) Martinak Cooke and Heather (Scott) Martinak McConnaughay; siblings, William T. Lynch, Jeffrey Lynch, and Karen Lynch Mondrall; grandchildren, Alex McConnaughay Hogan, Austin McConnaughay, Madelyn McConnaughay, Jensen Muntz, and Jordan Muntz; and great-grandchildren, Tanner Hogan and Reese Hogan.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00pm, Saturday, January 7, 2023 at 11N254 Russell Road, Elgin, IL 60124.  Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Dorothy's name to the Alzheimer's Association.

Final arrangements entrusted to Symonds-Madison Funeral Home.  For more information, call 847-741-1128 or visit

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Celebration of Life.
January 7, 2023

2:00 PM
Martinak Residence
11N254 Russell Road
Elgin, IL 60124
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