Vincent Lynch, formerly of McMinnville Oregon, age 93; died on March 28, 2013 at Kindred Transitional Care & Rehabilitation in Auburn, California.
Vincent, son of Michael and Ellen Lewell Lynch, was born on November 12, 1919 in Red Lodge, Montana. Vincent spent his youth in Montana where he learned the carpentry trade. He served in the US Navy from 1942 - 1945 serving in World War II. Following his discharge from the Navy he returned to Montana where he owned and operated Lynch Construction. He worked in Nevada, California, Washington, North Dakota, and then back to Sparks Nevada as a carpenter until 1984, when he moved to Oregon where he retired. He married Mary Anne Boyle on June 24, 1950 in Roundup Montana. He was later married to Eleneta Ware for two years.
Vincent was a member of the Carpenters and Joiners Union, Knights of Columbus, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Old Time Fiddlers Association. He is survived by his son and daughter-in Patrick and Sandy Lynch of Rocklin, CA; grandchildren Caitlin, Connor, and Reilly Lynch; brother Robert Lynch of Greenville, CA and sister Dorothy Hines of Sparks, NV. He was preceded in death by 2 brothers and 3 sisters.
Funeral services will be at St. James Church on Friday on April 5, 2013 at 10:00 AM with interment at St. James Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. James Catholic Church, Portland Rescue Mission or N.W. Medical Teams in care of Macy & Son.