With heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of a dear husband, brother, brother-in-law, son-in-law, uncle, nephew, and friend, Gary Lynch, who passed away on May 9, 2019 at the Health Sciences Centre surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his parents, Graham and Edith Lynch, father-in-law, Abe Mugford, and sister-in-law, Patsy Barron (nee Mugford). Leaving to mourn his loving and devoted wife of 37 years, Debbie; brothers; Morris (Martha), Wayne (Marjorie), Rick (Geralyn); sisters Debbie (Ed), Karen (Peter); mother-in-law, Bride Mugford, brothers-in-law Bob (Kim), Harry; sister-in-law Madonna; as well as several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and close friends; and also, especially his two little fur “buddies”, Yum-Yum and Punchie. Visitation at Coombs Funeral Home, Placentia, on Sunday, May 12, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Monday, May 13, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 9:00 - 11:00. Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Coombs Memorial Chapel, Placentia at 12:00. Interment to follow at Coombs Memorial Cemetery, Southeast Placentia. A special thank you and warm recognition to the staff at the H. Bliss Murphy Centre especially Dr. Armstrong for her warm, dedicated and supportive approach. Flowers greatly accepted or donations may be made to the H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre, St. John’s.
Known by this medical team as an extremely cooperative, brave, and “special man”; but remembered forever by his family for his loving, helpful, honest and caring ways, his sense of humour, and devotion to his loving wife, Debbie. Gary, you have touched our hearts forever and you will never, never be forgotten