James J. Lynch Jr. Obituary

James J.  Lynch Jr.
James J. Lynch Jr.

July 27, 1937 - October 3, 2018
Born in Queens, New York
Resided in Somerset, New Jersey



James J. “Jim” Lynch Jr.

81, passed away October 3, 2018.

James was born in Astoria, Queens on July 27, 1937, he was the son of the late James J. Lynch and Winifred Dillon. James was a graduate of Andrew Jackson High School class of 1955 in Cambria Heights, NY. He was employed as a district manager at AT&T in Bedminster for 43 years, retiring in 2002. James was a veteran of the United States Coast Guard. James was a member of the Somerset County Ancient Order of Hibernians St. Patricks Division. 1. He helped teach Irish Ceili dancing lessons and enjoyed volunteering his time to their many charitable programs. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

He was a beloved husband of Bernardine (nee Gormley) and devoted father of John (Suzanne Barry), Thomas (Liz Johnson), Kevin (Christina Nix), Robert (Katy Collins), Daniel (Carole Misticawi). Dear Grandfather of John, Colin, Kaitlyn, Declan, Allyson, Ryan, Michaela, Christopher, Brenden, Daniel, Paige, Kourtney & Dominic. Brother of Peter (Roberta Greeno).

Prayers will be said 9am Monday at Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave, Somerville followed by a 10am mass at Immaculate Conception Church, Somerville. Interment will follow at Somerset Hills Memorial Park in Basking Ridge.

Visitation will be 2 to 4pm and 7 to 9pm Sunday at the funeral home.

Donations can be made to the Somerset County Ancient Order of Hibernians, PO Box 6181
Hillsborough, NJ 08844. To send condolences, visit www.brucecvanarsdalefuneralhome.com.




Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue
Somerville, NJ US 08876
Sunday, October 7, 2018
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, October 7, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Immaculate Conception Church
35 Mountain Ave
Somerville, NJ 08876
Monday, October 8, 2018
10:00 AM
Somerset Hills Memorial Park
Mt. Airy Road
Basking Ridge, NJ US
Monday, October 8, 2018


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