Jimmy Lynch

 February 11, 2008

February 11, 2008 James S. Lynch, 90, of Syracuse, passed away Monday at Crouse Hospital with his family at his side. James retired in 1979, after 31 years of service, as an officer with the Syracuse Police Department and formerly served as Vice President of the Syracuse P.B.A. He was a member of the Syracuse Turners, a life member and former financial secretary of the Pastime Athletic Club. He was a communicant of Assumption Church. James was a semi-pro baseball player and an avid golfer and bowler. During World War II, he served in the Army as a lieutenant in a tank destroyer unit. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, the former Violet Liadka; his daughters, Patricia Lynch, Cheryl (Tom) Rubado, Sue (Mike) Angarano and Pamela (Dan) Dalton; his sons, Jim (Elaine), Michael, Daniel, Timothy (Julie) all of Syracuse; and 10 grandchildren. Calling hours will be Friday 4 to 8 p.m. at the Carter Funeral Home, 1604 Grant Blvd. Services will be Saturday 9:45 a.m. at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in Assumption Church. Burial, with military honors, will be in Assumption Cemetery. To share a memory or to leave a message for the family please visit carterfuneralhome.com  Published in the Syracuse Post Standard on 2/14/2008.