WILLIAM LYNCH, PhD.|
William T. Lynch, PhD., of Spring House died peacefully, Friday August 30, 2013. He was 73.
Born in Philadelphia, he was the beloved son of the late William T. and Julia Badie Lynch.
Dr. Lynch was a graduate of Girard College in Philadelphia; he received his Bachelors of Science Degree from Drexel University and his PhD in Pharmacology from Jefferson Medical College.
Dr. Lynch was a Research Toxicologist for Lederle Laboratories in Spring Valley, NY; he then went to work for Rohm and Haas (now Dow Chemical) as a Toxicology Manager for Agricultural Chemicals at their Spring House research site; Dr. Lynch later became an Agricultural Chemicals Product Registration Manager for Rohm and Haas at the Philadelphia Home Office.
He was a man of many talents, enjoyed traveling, reading, walking at Silver Lake, the Jersey Shore, listening to classical music, and visiting the Philadelphia Museum of Art and attending performances of the Philadelphia Orchestra with his daughter, Cynthia.
He was very well-liked, and his intelligence, smile, kindness, and sense of humor will be missed.
Dr. Lynch is survived by his three caring children, Cynthia Lynch, Pamela McNulty and her husband, Joseph, and William T. Lynch, II. He is also survived by his sister and brother, Marianne Dittus and John Lynch, and his granddaughter, Amy McNulty, two nieces and a nephew, Barbara Lynch, mother of his children, his loving classmates from Girard College's Class of 1957, and his "grandcat" Fitz.
The Lynch family will receive condolences Saturday, Sept. 7, from 9:30AM until his Funeral Mass 10:30AM at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church 235 E. State St. Doylestown. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Bensalem. In lieu of flowers, tax-deductible contributions in his memory may be made to either: Girard College Development Fund, Girard College Office of Advancement, 2101 S. College Ave., Phila., PA 19121-4860, or Bruce J. Perazzelli Class of 1957 Scholarship Fund, The Union League of Philadelphia, 140 South Broad Street, Phila., PA 19102. www.fluehr.com
Published in The Reporter on Sept. 4, 2013