Harry James Lynch
June 19, 1938 – July 13, 2014
Harry James Lynch, age 76, of Johnson City, TN and formerly of New Castle, DE, passed away on Sunday, July 13, 2014.
Born in Wilmington, Delaware on June 19, 1938, Mr. Lynch was a son of the late Henry J. Lynch and Ella Marie Snow Lynch. He proudly served his country as a US Marine Corp reservist. Mr. Lynch began his professional career with Acme Markets where he worked in the produce department. He would later take a position as a union respresentative for United Food and Commerical Workers Local #27 in Delaware, retiring in 1993 after many years of dedicated service.
A life member of the Wilmington Manor Volunteer Fire Company, Mr. Lynch served as deputy chief. He also gave of his time and talents by serving on the union board for the Tri-State Pension Fund. An avid local sports fan, he enjoyed cheering on the Phillies and Eagles each season. Mr. Lynch will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Daniel S. Lynch. He is survived by his son, Patrick J. Lynch of Fort Washington, PA; daughter, Nicki A. Wood (Craig) of Oxford, PA; brother, Dr. Gary S. Lynch of Irvine, CA; half-brother, Fred Lynch of Bear; sister, Delores A. Kelley of Valencia, CA; half-sister, Theresa Buckingham of Bear; and grandsons, Ian Wood and Max Sheck.
Services will be held privately and at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 92 Read’s Way, Ste. 205, New Castle, DE 19720.