Barry L. Lynch, 76 of Perryopolis, PA, entered his heavenly home on December 19, 2021.
He was born February 7, 1945 in Perryopolis, son of Van Mahlon Lynch and Olive Stuck Lynch.
He was a member of the Perryopolis United Methodist Church. He graduated from Frazier high School Class of 1963. He was a US Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Barry was retired from US Steel, Irvin Works, was a Life member of the Perry Twp. VFD having joined the department at the age of 16 and held various offices, including Chief of the Department for 31 years from 1983-2014, member and Past President of the Fayette Co. Firefighters Association, Western Pa. Fireman's Association, WPFA Hi-Hatters and Old Timers and Southwestern Pa Fire Chief's and Assistant Chief's Association. He was also a member of the former Perry Travel Club.
He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Nancy, son, David Lynch and wife Shelley of Fayette City,two daughters, Suzanne Boni and husband AJ of Star Junction, daughter, Darcie Lynch at home , grandson, Anthony Lynch and wife Michele, granddaughter, Alexis Boni, grandson, Gregory Lynch; great grandson Kyle Lynch and another one due in March; sister, Newana Seruga and husband Stanley of Rochester,NY, brother, Charles Lynch and wife Sylvia of Perryopolis, brother-in law E. James Eley of Fayette City, Sister-in-law, Joyce Lynch of Perryopolis, sister-in-law's, Shirley and Joe Stewart of Slidell, LA, Linda Palmerton of Pensacola, FL, Jeri Lee Johnson and Wally of Donora, and Betty Lou and Bernie Sabatini of Mentor, OH.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Harold Dwight, Harry Leonard and Donald R. Lynch, one sister, Linda K, Eley, nephew Donald Lynch, mother & father-in-law, William & Geraldine Hutchinson..
Family and Friends will be received Sunday, December 26, 2021 from 2 to 8 pm in the Social hall of the Perry Twp VFD, 206 Liberty St., Perryopolis, Pa.
Funeral services will take place on Monday, December 27, 2021 at 11am in the Social hall of the Perry Twp. VFD with Pastor Ryan Washabaugh officiating.
Interment with full military honors accorded by Perryopolis VFW Gold Star Post 7023 will follow in the Olive Branch Cemetery, Rostraver Twp.
Officers and member of the Perry Twp. VFD will conduct a memorial service Sunday evening at 6 pm.
In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Perry Twp. VFD or the Perryopolis United Methodist Church.
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