George William Lynch
1938 - 2021
George William Lynch
Visitation Information
November 21, 2021
Visitation Time
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Visitation Location
Rooney Funeral Home and Chapel, Alberton, PEI
Service Information
Service Date
Monday, November 22, 2021
Service Time
1:30 p.m.
Service Location
E. Gerald Rooney Memorial Chapel
Burial Information
Burial Date
Following the funeral service
Burial Location
St. Bridget’s Roman Catholic Cemetery, Foxley River
Requested Charity
Heart and Stroke Foundation
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The death occurred suddenly at his late residence, on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, of George William Lynch of Inverness, age 82 years. Born at Inverness on December 1, 1938, he was the son of the late William George and Dorothy Ethel (nee Harvey) Lynch. Beloved common-law husband to the late Ruth Harriet (nee Coughlan Fitzgerald), who predeceased him in 2016. 

Dear father to Audrey (William) MacLaurin, Joyce Coughlin (Gabe Maya), Eddie (Donna) Fitzgerald, John (Yvonne) Fitzgerald of Mt. Carmel, Elaine (Leith) Milligan of Mill Road, and Paula (Nelson) Cormier of St. Gilbert. He is also survived by sons-in-law, Terry Smith and Gary MacDonald, and daughters-in-law, Marie Fitzgerald and Betty Fitzgerald. Dear brother to Kenny Lynch and Grant (Erma) Lynch. He will be sadly missed by his numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, and by his many friends and acquaintances.

He was predeceased by daughters, Shirley (late Wayne) MacKenzie, Connie Smith and sons, Jerry Fitzgerald, Roger Fitzgerald, his sister, Katherine Lynch and son-in-law, Floyd Coughlin.

George was born in Inverness. He worked in construction, building bridges all his life. His hobbies were harness racing, fishing trout, and hunting. In the summer he loved to sell quahogs just to have people drop in to visit. He loved planting his garden in the summer. His whole life revolved around his common-law wife Ruth and his family. 

Resting at the Rooney Funeral Home and Chapel, Alberton, from where a public visitation will be held on Sunday evening from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. A private funeral service for family and invited guests on Monday afternoon from the E. Gerald Rooney Memorial Chapel at 1:30 p.m., Rev. Brendon Gallant officiating. Interment in St. Bridget's Cemetery, Foxley River.

As an expression of sympathy memorials to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully appreciated by the family.

Funeral will be live streamed on Rooney Funeral Home Facebook page at 1:30 p.m.

Proof of vaccinations and photo ID required to attend the visitation.
Visitors are asked to enter through the chapel entrance.
George William Lynch