James Lynch(1923 - 2012)

James J. Lynch

YONKERS - James J. Lynch passed away at home on Friday September 28, 2012 at the age of 89 due to a brief illness.

James was born on March 19, 1923 to the late James J. Lynch and Margaret De Clark of Hastings-on Hudson and Yonkers, NY. He served his country proudly in the Army during WWII and took part in the Normandy Invasion. James had been retired from the Westchester Department of Corrections in the Valhalla NY Facility for the last 24 years.

He was the father of two children Karen Malec-Zogan and Kevin Lynch. He is survived by 6 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. James is pre-deceased by his 3 sisters Esther Manning of Long Beach, NY; Margaret Sheils of Brewster, MA and Rose Churchill of Putnam Lake, NY. He will be greatly missed by his family.

The funeral arrangements for James J. Lynch had been entrusted to the Balsamo-Cordovano Funeral Home, 15 Church Street, Carmel, NY 10512. (1-845-225-2144). A Wake Service will be held on October 3, 2012 from 2-4 & 7-9pm followed by Mass at St. James the Apostle Church on Thursday at 10am Burial to follow to Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Tarrytown NY. Online condolences can be found at www. Balsamo Cordovano Funeral Home. com

Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal on Oct. 2, 2012