John M. Lynch Jr., 92, retired BPD Superintendent, of Hingham, originally of Dorchester, passed away at home, peacefully in his sleep, September 2, 2014. He was the beloved husband of 70 years of Helen R. (Curley) Lynch of Hingham; loving father of John M. Lynch III of Brookline, Margaret A. Stonehouse and her husband Gerald of Hingham, Helen F. Loomis and her husband Kenneth of Hingham, Paul F. Lynch and his wife Kathleen of Hingham, James M. Lynch and his wife Linda of Hingham, Stephen D. Lynch of Brookline, and Kathleen M. Cochrane and her husband John of Hingham; dear brother of Mary Kaveney and her husband Ted of Falmouth. John is also lovingly survived by 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. John proudly served his country during World War II as a U.S. Naval Aviator aboard the USS Essex. He was a decorated veteran and the proud recipient of two Distinguished Flying Crosses. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours Friday 4-8 p.m. in the McDonald Keohane Funeral Home, at 809 Main Street (Rte. 18 opp. So. Shore Hospital), South Weymouth. Relatives and friends will gather in the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Saturday prior to the funeral Mass in St. Pauls Church, Hingham, at 11:30 a.m. Burial in St. Josephs Cemetery, West Roxbury. Donations in memory of John may be made to Autism Speaks at www.autismspeaks.org. See www.Keohane.com for directions and online condolences or call 781-335-0045.
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McDonald Keohane Funeral Home
809 Main Street South Weymouth, MA 02190
Published in The Patriot Ledger from Sept. 4 to Sept. 5, 2014