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Thomas William Lynch

December 5, 1937 November 21, 2019
Thomas William Lynch
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Thomas William Lynch, age 81, passed away in Great Falls on November 21, 2019. A visitation will take place on Friday, November 29, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at O’Connor Funeral Home. The funeral will take place on Saturday, November 30, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at O’Connor Memorial Chapel with burial at Fort Harrison on Monday, December 2, 2019, at 10:00 a.m.

Tom was born on December 5, 1937, in the Bronx, NY, to William Thomas Lynch and Florence Rebecca Samsel. He joined the United States Army and served proudly for 23 years, retiring as a Master Sergeant on July 31, 1981. When stationed in Argyle, WI in 1958, he met the love of his life, Patricia Coffey. They were married for 50 years, until her passing on April 4, 2010. They had six children which they raised overseas in Germany, and stateside in Alabama, Maryland, New Jersey, and Montana. While stationed in Montana, they knew this is where they would call home.

Tom is survived by his children, Barbara Lynch of Cascade; Kathie (Bill) Lynch of Helena; Susan Lynch of Cut Bank, Patti (Casey) Ferrell of Mountain Home, ID; Lori (Taylor Henning) Lynch of Missoula, and Tom (Laura) Lynch, Jr. of Great Falls; sister, Florence Katherine (Arthur) of Bluffton, SC; 18 grandchildren;13 great-grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces.

The family would like to thank the special, caring staff at Highgate Senior Living and Peace Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Boys Town and/or Disabled American Veterans(DAV).


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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

29

Nov

4:00 PM 11/29/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/29/2019 7:00:00 PM
O'Connor Memorial Chapel

2425 8th Avenue North
Great Falls, MT 59401

O'Connor Memorial Chapel
2425 8th Avenue North Great Falls 59401 MT
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

30

Nov

11:00 AM 11/30/2019 11:00:00 AM
O'Connor Memorial Chapel

2425 8th Avenue North
Great Falls, MT 59401

O'Connor Memorial Chapel
2425 8th Avenue North Great Falls 59401 MT
United States

Graveside Service

Monday

2

Dec

10:00 AM 12/2/2019 10:00:00 AM
Montana State Veterans Cemetery

Fort Harrison
Fort Harison, MT 59636

Montana State Veterans Cemetery
Fort Harrison Fort Harison 59636 MT
United States

Memorial Contribution

Boys Town

PO Box 8000
Boys Town, NE 68010

Disabled American Veterans

PO Box 14301
Cincinatti, OH 45250-0301
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