Cynthia Bolbach, 64; was chief officer of Presbyterian Church

WASHINGTON — Cynthia J. Bolbach, 64, a lawyer and editor who for two years was the chief officer of the national Presbyterian Church, died of cancer Dec. 12 at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, Va.

She retired in January after 40 years with the Bloomberg Bureau of National Affairs.

In 2010 she became moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church, with 1.9 million members in more than 10,000 churches.