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“When someone you love becomes a memory, it becomes a treasure in your your heart & lives forever. May these cherished memories fill your heart...Read More »
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“To Rosemary and family, I am very sorry for your loss. I worked with John in New Castle, DE for a short time and after leaving, I thought of John...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Bennedette Greene - Philadelphia, PA

“May the God of all comfort strengthen the family during this time of deep sorrow. Those who pass on, God keeps in his memory because they are...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“It is with sincerest sadness that we say farewell to our long time friend. John was a dedicated friend. His warm welcome, smile, and...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Glenn Bull - Drexel Hill, PA

“To Rosemary and Family I am truly sorry for your loss of your husband .father. step father. Grandfather. Friends of john he now be with my mom -&...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Denise Murter - Levittown, PA

“So sorry to the Family on this hard loss. I am keeping you All in my prayers. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Lynn Moratz - Perkasie, PA

“John was a great coworker and friend! He had such a great sense of humor and I have many fond memories of laughing with him. There was never a dull...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Jennifer Mericle - North East, MD

“I'm sorry, our dynamic has changed with the loss of John. I will truly miss the unique man he was. I've always told him I'd keep him in my prayers...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Adele Norman - PA - Coworker

“Dear Rosemary and family, I am so sorry for your loss. John was special to us all at Amtrak. Prayers for your peace and comfort as you miss him. Love...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Sheila Flexer - DE - Coworker

John J. Lynch Jr, 61, of Newark, DE formerly of Delaware County, PA, passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. John was born to Gertrude (Grover) and John J. Lynch, Sr. in Philadelphia, PA. John attended elementary school at Most Blessed Sacrament and St. Alice Schools, and Monsignor Bonner High School. Over the years, he nurtured several close friendships, many from his childhood. For 21 years, he was employed at Amtrak with positions in New Castle, DE and 30th Street Station, Philadelphia. He served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the American Legion. Some of his happiest moments were spent with a fishing rod in hand. Vacations were often planned with a fishing spot in mind and could only be better if there were fireworks displays, the reason for the annual July 4th vacations. Other pastimes were watching science fiction programs, catching up with close friends, and seeing his grandchildren. Most notably, he loved spending time with his beloved wife of 21 years, Rosemary (Spence). John slipped quietly into the arms of our Heavenly Father on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 following a second battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his mother, Gertrude, and brother, James. John leaves to cherish precious memories: his wife, Rosemary of Newark DE; father, John J. Sr. of Lansdowne PA; six children/stepchildren, Laura Peterson (Greg) of Coatesville PA, John J Lynch III of Drexel Hill PA, Rosemary Sharpe of Middletown DE, Regina Lakus (Joel) of Bridgeville PA, James Sharpe (Tina) of Avondale PA, and Karin Sharpe of Middletown DE; eleven grandchildren, Makayla and Delaney Mae Peterson, Fiona and John IV Lynch, Devinicus and Daniel Lindale, Bethany, Zachary, and Kathryn Lakus, and Jason and Callista Sharpe; four sisters, Deborah Weems (Arthur) of Swarthmore PA, Sandra Gavin of Morton PA, Barbara DeFeo (Francis) of West Chester PA, and Denise Murter (Daniel) of Levittown PA. He was loved by many nieces, nephews and close friends. Sincere gratitude to Seasons Hospice, Newark DE, whose staff could be no better guide through his final days for John and his family. Visitation and Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St Elizabeth Ann Seton, 345 Bear Christiana Rd, Bear, DE 19701 on Friday, July 14, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. and Noon, respectively; followed by the Committal Service at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear DE, at 2 pm.