Donald R. "Pete" Lynch, 76 of Perryopolis, PA, passed away Friday, April 5, 2019 in Jefferson Regional Medical Center.
He was born April 25, 1942 in Perryopolis, PA, son of Van Mahlon Lynch and Olive Stuck Lynch.
He was a member of the Perryopolis United Methodist Church and was retired from Verizon communications. He was a US Army Veteran of the Vietnam War.
Don was a 60 year member of the Perry Twp Volunteer Fire Department, Fayette Co. Fireman's Association, Western Pa Fireman's Association and the Southwestern Pa.Fire Chief's and Assistant Chief's Association. Rest Easy Uncle Pete we will take it from here.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years Joyce Galla Lynch, three sons, William Lynch and wife Rhonda of Monessen, Pa., Jason Lynch and wife Elaina of Mt. Pleasant, Pa. and Brad T Lynch, Sr. and wife Jessica of Lawrence, Pa.; two sisters, Newana Seruga and husband Stanley of Rochester,NY, Linda K Eley and husband E. James of Fayette City,Pa. two brothers, Barry Lynch and wife Nancy and Charles Lynch and wife Sylvia both of Perryopolis, Pa.; five grandchildren, Nathan Lynch, Brad T Lynch, Jr., Arabella Elizabeth Lynch, Savannah Josephine Lynch and Scarlett Marie Lynch; 2 brothers-in law, Tom and wife Janet Galla and Paul and wife Debbie Galla; two sisters-in-law, Karen and husband Rick Adams and Cindy Fenyar
He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Donald Lynch; two brothers, Harold Dwight Lynch and Harry Leonard Lynch; father and mother-in law Andrew and Marie Galla and brother-in-law Michael M. Fenyar.
Friends will be received Monday, April 8, 2019 from 6 to 8 pm and Tuesday, April 9, 2019 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm in the Eley-McCrory Funeral Home,Inc., 334 Main St. Fayette City, PA. www.eleymccroryfuneralhome.com
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 10:30 am in the funeral home with Rev. Fr. James Petrovsky officiating.
Interment will follow in the St. Nicholas Byzantine Cemetery, Perryopolis, PA with full military honors accorded by the Perryopolis Gold Star VFW Post 7023 honor guard.
Perry Twp. VFD will conduct services Tuesday evening at 7 pm in the funeral home.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Donald R Lynch, please visit our floral store.