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Obituary of Thomas A. Lynch, Jr.
Thomas A. Lynch, Jr., age 80, of Aston, PA, formerly of Darby, PA, and Southwest Philadelphia, PA, passed away on Friday, June 18, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Southwest Philly, he was the son of the late Thomas A. and Gertrude (O'Connell) Lynch, Sr. Tom attended Bartram High School. He served in the U.S. Army from 1959 to 1964. He lived in Darby until moving to Aston in 1980.
Tom was a member of the Greenway Social Club that he started with his childhood friends. Mr. Lynch was employed as a truck driver at Bryers Ice Cream from 1968 to 1996. He was known as the “Ice cream man” to all the kids in the neighborhood. He also worked at Southwest Sewer Authority in Aston and Congoleum Corporation in Trainer, PA.
Tom was a parishioner of the Church of St. Joseph’s in Aston, PA, and a member of the American Legion Post #926, Aston, PA. He enjoyed traveling to the Poconos and the beach. Tom loved watching all Philadelphia Sports.
Tom was predeceased by his wife, Claire L. (Gougon) Lynch, who passed away on November 23, 2005.
Son: Thomas S. (Amy) Lynch, Sr. of Ridley Park, PA
Daughters: Kathleen (Jerome) Lewis of Aston, PA and Heather (Andy) Lynch-Childs of Brookhaven, PA
Sister: Mary Prendergast of Woodbury, NJ
Brother: James (Kate) Lynch of Penllyn, PA
Sister-in-Law: Kathy (Norman) Bradley of Coastville, PA
Grandchildren: Josh Greenman, Melanie Lewis, Amanda Greenman, Jacob (Alycia) Hinderhofer, Karly Lewis, Tom Lynch, Jr., Jessica Lynch, MacKenzie Lewis, Morgan Hinderhofer, Savannah Lewis, Andrew Hinderhofer
Great-Grandchildren: Antonio Greenman, Kendall Miller, Ava Okoorian, Kendall Rae Hinderhofer, Sadie Mathues, Kyra Okoorian
The family would like to thank the Main Line Hospice Care, especially Heather and Joanne.
Visitation: Sunday, June 27th from 10:00-10:45AM at Minshall Shropshire-Bleyler Funeral Home, Ltd., Middletown (Rte. #352) & Knowlton Rds., Middletown Twp., Media, PA 19063.
Service: American Legion Post #926 and Military Honors will be held on Sunday, June 27th at 11:00AM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, 240 North Radnor Chester Road, Suite100, Radnor, PA 19087.
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