Roy E. "Gene" Lynch, 89, of Scottdale, passed away Friday, April 29, 2022. He was born July 15, 1932, in Scottdale, a son of the late Roy A. and Sara (Willard) Lynch.
Roy retired from U.S. Steel Irvin works with 44 years of service. He was a veteran of the Army and a 60-year member of Masonic Lodge No. 562. Roy was always generous and supported many causes for the benefit of others. He was a member of the NRA and enjoyed trapshooting, fishing and hunting.
He is survived by his four loving daughters, Betsy Beal (Duane), Susan Lohr, Sherry Orsargos (Darrin) and Jeanne Cavanaugh (David); a special family friend, Duke Lohr; and 11 grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Etta C. Lynch; a son-in-law, Harold Beal; his brother, James Edward Lynch; and by his beloved pet, Duchess.
Family and friends are welcome from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday from at GRAFT-JACQUILLARD FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES INC., 303 Pittsburgh St., Scottdale, PA 15683. A graveside service and interment will take place at 1 p.m. in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery, East Huntingdon Township, with the Rev. Neil Stevens officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Animal Friends of Westmoreland, 216 Depot St., Youngwood, PA 15697. Online condolences are welcome at www.gjfuneral.com.