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“I am deeply saddened to learn of Jack's sudden death. We knew each other in our 20s and 30s and had great fun together with mutual friends back in...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Carol Wilkins Stima - Woburn, MA

“Never knew a more caring person than Jack. I will surely miss him! ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: John Harrelson - Lowell, MA

“I have never met a kinder man than Jack! We have been yard sale compadres for years--comparing each others 'stashes' and seeing who got the better...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Sue Daly - Melrose, MA - Friend

“I am so sorry to hear of Jacks passing. Jack and I worked together for 20 years. Jack was the kindest most thoughtful person I have ever met. He...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Kevin Burke - Methuen, MA

“Very sorry to hear of Jacks passing. We live across the street at 2 Sidney for 23 years and enjoyed having him as a friend and neighbor. RiP Jack...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Michael Profenno - FL

“THE CONSUMMATE GENTLEMAN,THE KINDEST,MOST GIVING SOUL.YOU ALWAYS MADE MY HEART SMILE WHEN YOU BROUGHT ERNIE TO THE RESTAURANT.YOU WILL ALWAYS BE...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Lorianne Viglione-Rose - Largo, FL

“Jack was truly a gift to everyone who knew him. He came into our lives at a time when I had been praying for someone wonderful to be my husband's...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Clare and Rick Zeimetz - Peabody, MA


John F. "Jackie" Lynch, a longtime resident of Wakefield, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital, at age 69.

Jack was born in Boston on May 7, 1951, son of the late George J. and Mary Margaret (A'Hearn) Lynch.

Jack was an animal lover who cherished his dogs. He was very proud of his Irish heritage. Jack enjoyed his work in property maintenance for Most Blessed Sacrament Church, and for Antiques at Edgerly Farm. Jack will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

In addition to his mother and father, he is predeceased by his aunt and uncle, Anne "Auntie Molly" and Frank Bolotte, and his cousin, Frank Bolotte, Jr.

John is survived by his close cousins Barbie McDonnell, Ann-Marie Thomas, and Joe Bolotte. He is also survived by his lifelong friends, John Starr, Mary Starr and Pat Starr. He is also survived by his dear friends, the Yamartino family and Clare and Rick Zeimetz. He also leaves several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Relatives and friends are invited to Jack's Funeral Mass at Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 1155 Main St., Wakefield celebrated on Thursday, May 13 at 11am. Interment in St. Joseph's Cemetery, W. Roxbury. Gifts in his memory may be made to MSPCA, mspca.org or 350 S. Huntington Ave., Boston MA 02130.