March 11, 1919 ~ March 1, 2002
LYNCH, PATRICK ROBERT of Redondo Beach , passed away on Friday, March 1, 2002 in Torrance, CA. He was born in Sterling, Michigan on March 11, 1919, was a WW II, U.S. Marine Corps veteran and a roofing and building contractor in the So. Bay for 40 years. Survivors include his beloved Wife, Frances Lynch of Redondo Beach, CA, Daughter, Kathy Forseth of Redondo Beach, CA, Daughter, Lydia (Mrs. Michael) Proctor of Torrance, Son, Patrick (Evelyn) Lynch of South Pasadena, Son, Tim Lynch of Redondo Beach, CA, ten grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Also left to mourn his passing are his sisters, Mildred Giddings, Lynn Terefenke and Ellen Janssen. Visitation will be Friday, March 8, 2002 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. at WHITE & DAY COLONIAL CHAPEL, 901 Torrance Blvd., (at Prospect Ave.), Redondo Beach, CA, 90277. Services will be on Saturday, March 9, 2002 at 10:30 AM at Calvary Church of the Coastlands, 4000 Pacific Coast Hwy (at Anza Ave) in Torrance, CA. Private cremation and inurnment will be at Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to : Calvary Church of the Coastlands...please designate for the 3 Baumann Missionaries.
I will always remember Grandpa Lynch and the twinkle in his eye. He was always whistling or singing a song. Very fun to be around. He would tease us all and get everyone going. A lot of fun! He will be greatly missed.
Grandpa, I am really going to miss you. Who is going to take care of “Chelly Belly?” Just like the song you sang to me. I Love You. Michelle
Great Grandpa, I will miss you so much because you were my only Great Grandpa. When I came to see you, you brought smiles to my face. I will miss that very much. I Love You, Julianne
Great Grandpa, I will miss you a lot. I love you sooo much. You were a “Great” Great Grandpa to me. I hope you like it up in heaven. Love, Kimberly
I will miss Pat very much, especially at our family gatherings. When we heard the whistling we knew Pat was coming! He always had a joke and a song ready to share! — Pat, when Evelyn married your son Patrick, you became my family also! I will miss you! with love, Bernice
I am a friend of Kathy Forseth and she has shared woderful memories of her father with me.( in specific, his great sense of humor!:-)) My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Warm Regards-Brittany
My memories of Pat go back to the fifties when together with the Scotts we were served a delicious meal at the Lynches at their home in Two Harbors, MN. Then in 1977 we came out to Pastor ICA and had Pat, Fran and the family in the church. Pat was very original and time spent with him was very special. He will be missed.
Dear Lynch Family, May you find comfort in knowing your loved one is with God–resting in perfect peace. I did not know Mr. Lynch directly, but I work with his son, Pat Lynch. As we are made in the image of our Heavenly father, we can see glimpes of our work in our children. It is a pleasure to know and work with Pat Lynch. My prayers are with each of you.
Thank you for being my dad these past 27 years. I will miss you lots, but I know that you are in the arms of God. “Soon I shall hear the call from heaven\’s portals, Come home my child, it\’s the last mile you must trod. I\’ll fall asleep, and wake in God\’s sweet heaven. For I\’m sheltered in the arms of God”. Love, Evelyn
Thinking of you today… Let not your heart be troubled John 14:1 And the peace of God that passess all understanding shall be with you always,in you,around you and above yoo. Horst & Gisela Boettcher
Pat was always a joy to visit. He had a great sense of humour and full of fun. He was a great Dad and husband to Fran. He will be sadly missed by all.
Grandpa – I miss you so much. You always had some great “lore” for me, and the times I\’ve spent with you are priceless memories. I will remember you forever for your jokes, your stories, your cooking, and your funny poems and songs. Thank you Grandpa, I miss you so much, but I take comfort in knowing that you\’re walking with Jesus, whistling along the way. Love, Matthew
To Francis, Kathy, Lydia Patrick and Tim, and all the Lynch Family: We share in your loss. A wonderful and caring man, full of character, generous, genuine, and helpfull. May God and His great and tender mercies minister to you all. We are touched with the fine family and legacy Patrick leaves behind. Our sencere prayer is that you will feel God\’s wonderful Love during Patrick going home time. With Love and prayers Jim and Zonia
Dear great-grampa; I love you so much. I miss you so much. I am sad but I am glad for you are up in heaven with Jesus. Love, Meagan.
I am grateful for my Dad. I have always known that I am fortunate in life because of him. He always gave of himself to me and worked hard for my benefit. I hope that I can live up to the example he set.
Well Grandpa, you went ahead and left us huh? I feel blessed to have had such an honorable, trustworthy and Godly man as my grandfather and I\’ll miss you dearly. My heart aches with sadness that you are gone. It also sings with happiness because I know that you\’re the lucky one. Your soul is free from pain and you\’re now in heaven! I love you more than words can say.
Dad… What can I say that will give you the honor that you lived for and so deserved? Words cannot say… I love you, Dad…Kathy
i remember playing catch and base ball with Pat playing frisbee and going to the agate bay and searching for agates i also remember the wounderful church i atended it was very much the most lively congregation very go sound i remember staying at your house and my whole trip there Pat is a good man and never heard a cross word from him very positive individual new alot about politics and stuff ill miss him adam beade