He was the beloved husband of the late Maureen; devoted father of Francis Patrick Lynch, Jr., Kevin Barry Lynch and the late Cecilia Maureen; grandfather of Catherine Maureen, Stephanie Maureen, Carleen Maureen, Cecilia Maureen and Alexander Barry Lynch; brother of Eileen Olshey and Kevin Lynch.
Francis served as Chairman of the Corpus Christi Parish Council, Chairman of the Liturgy Committee, Chairman of Lectors, Member of School Board, Commissioner of the CYO Basketball Program. He was also a lifetime Member of the Knights of Columbus Council #2502. He was also Chairman of the Mineola Library Board and Secretary of the Hometown Party.
A wake was held on Saturday, Sept. 7 and Sunday, Sept. 8 at the Cassidy Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be held on Monday, Sept. 9 at 10:45 a.m. at Corpus Christi Church with interment at Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery. Memorials to Parkinson Disease Foundation.