Joseph Paul Lynch

Mr. Lynch

Joseph Paul Lynch, 73, of Liberty Township, died at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 13, 2018, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

Joe was born March 19, 1945, in Tiffin, to Perry and Beatrice (Eckert) Lynch. He married Margaret “Peg” Walter July 23, 1970, at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church.

Joe is survived by his wife, Peg; four daughters, Christine (Kimberly) Spencer of Galion, Charlene (Michael) Nighswander of Elmore, Melissa (Jason) Roy of Alabama and Tracie (Brian) Eakin of Tiffin; two brothers, John (Jeanette) Lynch of Tiffin and Jim (Joyce) Lynch of Florida; 10 grandchildren, Cody (Julia) Kidwell, Kelsey Kidwell, Mackenzie and Jordan Nighswander, Bryan, Aiden and Ben Roy, Jackson Sebetto and Gillian and Grady Eakin; and one great-grandchild, Kinsley Kidwell.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Joe was a 1963 graduate of Bettsville High School. He served in the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany from 1965-1967. Joe retired from Honeywell in 2006 and was a member of the American Legion, Moose, Sportsman’s Alliance, Pheasants Forever and SS Patrick & Andrew Catholic Church.

Joe loved to golf, fish, hunt and farm. He was most proud of his four girls and grandchildren. Joe loved to work with his brother, John, to take care of their family and the family homestead. Joe was the rock of his family.

Friends may visit with the family 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 18, 2018, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-2424.

His Mass of Christian burial will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 19, SS Patrick & Andrew Catholic Church, St. Andrew Chapel, Liberty Township, with the Rev. Timothy Kummerer officiating. A rosary will be prayed 20 minutes prior to Mass. Burial will follow in St. Andrew Cemetery with military honors being conducted by United Veterans Council.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice of Fremont, SS Patrick & Andrew Catholic Church or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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