Allen Lynch

Obituary of Allen W. Lynch

Allen W. "Elmer" Lynch, 80, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Erie County Medical Center, on March 6, 2021.He was born July 15, 1940 in Niagara Falls, NY. He was the only child of the late William E. and Melina J. (Kelland) Lynch. Mr. Lynch was a lifetime resident of Niagara Falls and went to area schools. He graduated in 1957 from Trott Vocational with a diploma in welding. Lynch is best known for being a bus driver for NFTA/Metro where he was employed for over 27 years until his retirement in 2002. He was an avid sports fan and played on several local sports teams over the years. He enjoyed rooting on the New York Yankees, Buffalo Sabres, and Buffalo Bills. He also loved history, specifically the World War II era. Survivors include his lifetime partner and wife, Shirley (Davey) Lynch; 2 daughters, Joelle Lynch and Michele Wood of Largo, FL; 4 stepsons, Ronald Bennett Jr. (fiancé Destanee Devlin), Ryan Bennett, Robert Bennett, and Rory Bennett; and a stepdaughter, Rakel (Richard) Simmons all of Niagara Falls, NY. His greatest joy in life was being the Best Poppy ever to his 7 grandchildren; Jacob Winters, Lukas Wood (Largo, FL), Ethan Bennett, Kamdyn Davis, Geovoni Simmons, Mya Bennett, and Neveah Simmons. There is NO PRIOR visitation. Friends may assemble at 3:00 PM on Monday, March 22nd at ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME INC., 319 24th Street, cor of Welch ave, Niagara Falls, NY, where Memorial services will begin at 3:30 PM with Pastor Ronald Maines officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Visit for online condolences
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Memorial Service

3:30 pm
Monday, March 22, 2021
Zajac Funeral Home Inc.
319 24th Street
Niagara Falls, New York, United States