Roy Lynch

Roy Lynch

Friday, November 23rd, 1956 - Saturday, August 22nd, 2020
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Roy Lynch, 63, of Newell Avenue, Plattsburgh, NY, passed away on Saturday August 22, 2020 at his home with his family by his side under the care of Hospice of the North Country. He was born in Plattsburgh, NY on November 23, 1956, the son of Robert and Anita (Filion) Lynch.
Roy graduated from Massena Central School in 1974. He began working for the NYSDOC in 1984 at various prisons, later retiring is 2016 from Clinton Correctional Facility as a Lieutenant. He enjoyed fishing, animals, playing cards, music and played guitar, but especially spending time with his family.
Roy was predeceased by his parents; and his in-laws; Clinton and Elizabeth (Greeno) Drowne.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Patricia Lynch, they were married on June 1, 1985 at Our Lady of Victory Church. His son Nathan Lynch of Plattsburgh, his siblings; Patricia (John) Barraclough, Thomas (Tina) Lynch, Nancy (Gary) Edwards, Richard (Lynn) Lynch and Sue (Roy) Ehmke, his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law; Michael Drowne, Danny (Brenda) Drowne and Sharon (Chuck) Sparrow, several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews also survive him.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday August 25, 2020 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at the Brown Funeral Home in Plattsburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday August 26, 2020 at 10:00 am at Our Lady of Victory Church in Plattsburgh. Inurnment will follow at St. Peter’s Columbarium in Plattsburgh.
Donations in Roy’s memory may be made to Cabrini Shrine in Peru, NY, Hospice of the North Country, North Country Cancer Fund, Elmore SPCA.
Roy’s family wishes to thank Dr. Todd Witman and staff at the Fitzpatrick Cancer Center and Dr. Zbigniew Wolczynski for the kindness they have shown to Patty and Roy over this very long journey. The family wishes to also thank; Sharon Sparrow for the incredible care she provided, Roy’s friends and neighbors on Newell Avenue, The Hughes Family and Jeremy, Shannon and Olivia Drowne, all made a difference in Roy’s life. Don’t forget “porch time” from 2:00 to 6:00.
Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901. Online condolences may be offered at
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, August 25th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Tuesday, August 25th, 2020 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Brown Funeral Home, Plattsburgh
    29 Broad Street
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  • Service

    Wednesday, August 26th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Wednesday, August 26th, 2020 10:00am
    Our Lady of Victory Church
    4919 South Catherine Street
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  • Interment

    St. Peter's Cemetery


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Kathy Lambert

Posted at 06:57pm
It seems like only yesterday that I made your wedding flowers!!! I often saw you at Our Lady of Victory church. You always had a smile on your face. Roy, you will be greatly missed!!! To Roy's family, especially his wife Patty, I will keep you in my prayers. Remember: LOVE is the greatest gift of all. It overrides death!!! Pray to Roy, and watch for the many, many signs that he will send to you. God bless you. Kathy Lambert

Bob Lacey

Posted at 02:31pm
I would like to express my condolences to Roy’s family, I live at Newell Avenue would love talking to Roy when he walked by most every day. He was a very nice man and will be missed in the neighbor hood. God bless the family, Bob Lacey

Love, Michel & Eileen

Posted at 03:48pm
Roy brought so many gifts to our lives. We will forever cherish the memories. May you find comfort in the love that still surrounds you.
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Tom & Floripes

Posted at 02:27pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss.. a loss we all feel. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Wendel T Green

Posted at 11:03am
As a Retired CO from Arthur Kill CF on Staten Island my condolences go out to the Family
From Wendel T. Green (Retired 12/95)

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