James Lynch, a longtime Rockaway resident, died May 20.
Lynch was a Rockaway resident for 48 years and belonged to carpenters union Local 608 for 50 years.
Lynch was preceded in death by his brothers, Michael (Paddy), Denny, John, Patrick and Jerry Lynch; sisters, Sister Ellen Patrice CSJ, Sister Mary Rosary CSZ and Agnes Buckley.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Lynch (Nee Vaughan); son, Jimmy Lynch; grandchildren, Ellen, Danny, Stephen and Jimmy Lynch; brother, Tim Lynch; sisters, Helen Callaghan, Vera Collins, Shelia Lynch and Anna Sullivan.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass took place at St. Francis de Sales Church, Belle Harbor. Interment followed at St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, New York.