OBITUARIES: Irene C. Lynch

Irene C. Lynch
   Irene C. Lynch, 79, died Friday, Dec. 31, at home.
   Born in Ridgewood, Queens, N.Y., to parents John and Catherine Wamsganz, she was employed for many years by R.H. Rhodes as a secretary.
   Ms. Lynch was a wonderful wife, mom and grandmother. She traveled through Europe and Southeast Asia, residing in Karachi, Pakistan, returning to Kendall Park in South Brunswick for 32 years before retiring to Rossmoor for nine years.
   Ms. Lynch was an active member in her church, St. Augustine of Canterbury, performing as an RCIA and children’s Religious Education teacher and in her community (Rossmoor) as a reading mentor to the visually impaired for several years.
   Her husband, Francis J. Lynch, is deceased. She is survived by her children, James E. Willingham of Jamesburg, Greg J. Willingham and his wife, Kae, of Hayes, Va., and the Rev. Jeffrey R. Willingham of Spotswood; grandchildren, Bryan C. and Beth K. Willingham of Va.; a great-grandchild, Christian Willingham of Va.; and nieces and nephews.
   A funeral will be held Thursday, Jan. 6, at 10 a.m. at the M.J. Murphy Funeral Home, 616 Ridge Road at New Road, Monmouth Junction. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated that day at St. Augustine of Canterbury Church, 45 Henderson Road, Kendall Park.
   Burial will be in Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown.
   Memorial contributions may be made in Ms. Lynch’s memory to St. Augustine of Canterbury Church, 45 Henderson Road, Kendall Park, N.J. 08824.