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Donald W. Lynch, Jr.

Donald W. Lynch, Jr.
  • November 16, 1951 - August 18, 2017
  • Marlborough, Massachusetts

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“My wife and I send our condolences. Please remember to throw your anxiety on God because He cares for you. 1 Peter 5:6,7. LH ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“When I drove into work I could always count on Don being around with a big smile. I enjoyed our talks during a break. I am so sorry to hear of his...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Elsie Mutti - Davie, FL

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Kevin Jusseaume - Boylston, MA

“My sincere condolences. I always looked forward to seeing Donny at the Inn during my visits!A real gentleman!Bob Landry ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Katie and Family, Bobby and I send our sincere condolences at the loss of your Opa. Our hearts break for you during this very difficult time. ...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Laurie Logan - Millbury, MA

“Dear Family and Friends -- We were glad that Mike, Sarah and little Lily got to share some time with Mike's Dad and Lily's Grand-dad last week. Joe...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Pat and Joe Raynock - PA

“So sorry to learn of this sad loss for Marina and the family;Jim Duffy ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: James Duffy - Ashland, MA

“I am sorry to hear about Don passing away. From my association with the Sudbury Fire Department, I knew Don from his many years of good work at the...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Bill Miles

“You are a part of some of my best memories, camping, holidays, the birth of (3) of my siblings, my own daughter, countless birthdays and family...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Leigh Mathis - Walker, LA

“I am so sorry for your loss, "You are in my thoughts and prayers"Love Patty ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Patty Hanley

“So sad to hear the news of Don's passing. Thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. xo ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Roberta Fitzgerald - Pinehurst, NC


Donald W. Lynch, Jr., 65 of Marlborough, MA, passed away Friday, August 18, 2017 at Rose Monahan Hospice, Worcester, MA, with his family at his side.
Born and raised in Marlborough, he was the son of the late Donald W. Lynch, Sr. and Aline G.(Dupuis) Lynch. He was the husband of Marina (Hopf) Glennon Lynch of Marlborough.
He was a graduate of Marlborough Vocational High School. Until his recent illness, he had been employed as the Grounds and Maintenance Foreman at Longfellow's Wayside Inn in Sudbury, MA.
Donald, a "Gentle Giant" had a generous heart and joyful spirit. He was a devoted family man and was always willing to help anyone in need.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his sons, Donald W. Lynch, III and his longtime partner Courtney Slade of Hamilton, MA and Michael F. Lynch and his wife Sarah of Colorado, his daughter, Colleen Karner and her husband Dennis of Sanford, NC, his brother, Robert Lynch of Wrentham, MA, his sisters, Anne Marie Lynch of Marlborough, MA, Doris Romer and her husband Richard of Grafton, MA, Mary Spencer and her husband Jim of Hudson, MA and Susan Teele and her partner Doug Mattox of Marlborough, MA. He was also the brother of the late William Lynch.
Donald is also survived by his step-children, Leigh Ann Mathis of Louisiana, Eugene Collins of California, Catherine Holyoke of Hawaii, Susan Glennon and her partner Tom Zichella of Marlborough, MA, Dan Glennon and his wife Pamela of Wisconsin, his grandchildren, Catie Glennon, Mason and Manny Karner, Lily Lynch, Andy and Tommy Glennon and his aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and many cousins.
Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 from 4-7 pm at the Slattery Funeral Home, Inc., 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough, MA.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 23 at 11:00 am at the Immaculate Conception Church, 11 Prospect St., Marlborough, MA.
Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Wilson St., Marlborough, MA.
Donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105