James J. Lynch Jr., 92, of Gloucester, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers.
Born in Boston to Dr. James J. and his wife, Marion Lynch of Dorchester, he lived in Gloucester for the last 32 years. He was predeceased by his wife, Irina in 2007 and most recently his daughter, Natasha in 2016.
He leaves behind his son, James J Lynch lll of Grafton, Mass.; his granddaughter, Meagan Lynch of Berkeley; his grandson, Elbert E. Murphy lll of Nashville, Tenn.; his great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Murphy, also of Nashville; nieces, Kathleen O'Sullivan of Swampscott, Roberta and Tara Lynch, Cecelia Lynch Weaver, Elaine McCombs, and Tina Klinkenberg; nephews, James Klinkenberg and Gerard Lynch as well as many wonderful loving friends.
He will be fondly remembered for his sense of humor, wit and all encompassing knowledge of world history and just about everything else. He loved to travel and be by the ocean. He was a proud patriot and distinguished Navy veteran.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the National MS Society.
Services will be announced at a later date.
To leave a condolence, visit bostoncremation.org.
Published on  April 29, 2017