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Dr. Richard J. Lynch

January 01, 2006

Dr. Richard J. Lynch, 71, died on Sunday at Brigham and Woman's Hospital in Boston, following a brief illness.

Born in Rome, N.Y., on June 29, 1934, son of William and Anna Lynch, he graduated from Canterbury School in New Milford, Conn., in 1952 and earned a bachelor of science degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1956, graduating with honors. In 1960, he received a medical degree from Cornell University Medical School.

Dr. Lynch completed his medical internship and residency at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York, where he served as chief resident. Following his residency in 1964, he served as captain in the Army Medical Corps at Fort Belvoir in Alexandria, Va., and received an Army Commendation Medal for exemplary patient care.

In 1966, Dr. Lynch moved with his family to Pittsfield and established his private practice in internal medicine with the Berkshire Medical Group. He left private practice in 1987 to become the first full-time chief of staff at Berkshire Medical Center. Dr. Lynch retired in 2002.

He was active in the United Way and a member of the Country Club of Pittsfield, the Stockbridge Golf Club and the Lenox Club.

Dr. Lynch and his wife, the former Marile Marzo, were married on May 19, 1962 in Port Washington, N.Y.

In addition to his wife, he leaves three sons, Richard Lynch, Jr. of Boston, Christopher Lynch of New York and Jeffrey Lynch of Overland Park, Kan.; a daughter, Renee Lynch Carrel of Edina, Minn.; a sister, Margaret Poutasse of Pittsfield, and five grandchildren.

FUNERAL NOTICE -- A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Dr. Richard J. Lynch, who died Jan. 1, 2006, will be celebrated on Friday at 11 a.m. by the Rev. Christopher Waitekus at St. Ann's Church in Lenox.

Calling hours will be held at WELLINGTON FUNERAL HOME on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Dr. Lynch's memory may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation or St. Ann's Church, care of the funeral home, 220 East Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201.


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