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895 Route 82
P.O. Box A
Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
Phone: 845-221-2000
Fax: 845-227-1862
James Lynch

James P. Lynch

March 5, 1954 - February 16, 2021
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HOPEWELL JUNCTION – James P. Lynch, 66, an area resident since 1958, died on February 16, 2021 at the Grand at River Valley. Born in Bronxville on March 5, 1954, James was the son of the late William and Catherine (Mitchell) Lynch.

James spent his career as a landscaper, doing what he loved. He played baseball for John Jay High School in Hopewell Junction and then went on to play at Temple University. He also enjoyed coaching his sons in Little League, and his family founded the Hopewell Ions, a division of the American Legion Rookie League. In addition, James was an avid fan of the NY Mets and NY Jets and was a proud member of the United States Chess Federation. Most of all, James was loved by all who knew him.

James is survived by his sons and their spouses, James J. and Jessica Lynch of the Town of Poughkeepsie and Justin A. and Kristen Lynch of the Town of Poughkeepsie; his grandchildren, Cameron, Brenden, Gemma, Madison, and Caleb; his siblings and their spouses, Virginia and Ralph Chiavelli and Kathleen and Doug Snider; his former wife who he remained friends with, Deidre Lynch; his cousins especially his “Guardian Angel”, Lorraine Tully; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. In addition to his parents, James was also predeceased by his brother, William Lynch.

Due to COVID restrictions, a Celebration of His Life will be held in the spring or summer. Donations may be made in his memory to St Vincent De Paul Food Pantry at St. Columba Church, 835 Route 82, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533. Arrangements are under the direction of the McHoul Funeral Home. Please visit James’ Book of Memories at www.mchoulfuneralhome.com.
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Maureen

Posted at 11:33am
As I watch the snow fall outside my window, I remember some sweet moments when Jimmy used to serenade me with song & wonderful proposals from my window, I was 10. It is ironic, my Husband, Mike & Jimmy share the same birthday....? That is something. Those days in Hopewell were laced with fun outdoor activities, like baseball, football & skating. Jimmy was an athlete & he loved being a part of a team, mostly baseball, if I recall correctly. The news of his passing struck a chord, for sure! I had not seen him in many years, but I have wonderful innocent & fun memories with him!!! He will be missed! Sorry we didn't stay connected. Peace to the Lynch Family!!!! With Love, Maureen "Coleman" D'Ulisse, XO
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Tom Coleman

Posted at 08:39pm
I heard earlier today of Jimmy’s passing and I regret that I now live in Orange County and didn’t contact him sooner! I have nothing but great memories of Jimmy and his family as we lived across the street on Tiger Road. He was always kind to me and I will always remember him and his friendly spirit, especially when we played stick ball or sports illustrated football ( SI board game). It was a tragedy when Billy died and I am truly saddened to hear that Jimmy is now gone...RIP - Sincerely and best regards to the Lynch family!
On behalf of the Coleman Family- Tom Coleman
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Bernie Reimer

Posted at 05:02pm
We were deeply saddened upon hearing the news of Jim's passing. He was a great "kid" and touched many lives with his sincerity, wit and humor. Jim was very coachable and had extraordinary ability playing baseball for John Jay. Jim recognized the "team concept" of winning baseball and he dedicated himself to that end. He was one of the best players in the league, and by winning 8 games his Senior year, he carried us on his back to win the League title in 1972. Our condolences to his entire family. He was way too young to be taken away from us, but may your many happy memories and good times with Jim help you at this time of sadness. Bernie & Carol Reimer
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Kathy Snider

Posted at 08:58am
Jim loved trees, we will always be in our hearts. He who plants a tree plants hope. Love you more!
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Maribeth DeLorenzo

Posted at 07:24pm
I still consider Jim my family as he was my brother-in-law for many years. I first met him when I was 12 years old, and he always had a smile and a laugh for me. He was someone who helped me look on the bright side of life and to appreciate its simple pleasures. I have many fond memories of holidays together and time at Mohonk, at the beach and in the Adirondacks with him and Dee and the boys. I will remember him in happy times with his wide grin. My deepest condolences to the entire family, and may his soul rest in eternal peace.
 
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Kathy Snider Posted at 09:01am

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