Ret. Illinois State Police] John Michael Lynch, age 87, passed away September 23, 2020.
John was a proud Veteran of the United States Air Force.
Following service, John joined the Illinois State Police May 10, 1964. He graduated with Academy Class 33. He was assigned as a trooper to District 3 (Chicago), retiring at the rank of Master Sergeant December 31, 1991.
He was a founding member of The Chicago Emerald Society Pipes and Drums.
Beloved husband of Marie (nee McGarrity) for 61 wonderful years. Devoted father to John (Fran) Lynch, Rose Anne (Peter) Caboor, Michael Lynch, and Patrick (Tracy) Lynch. Cherished grandfather to John Thomas, Katlyn, Michael, Thomas, Jessica, Audrey, Kathleen, Kevin, Olivia, and Peter.
Adored great grandfather to Kasey and Riley. Dear brother, friend and cousin to many.
Arrangements entrusted to the Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 6150 N. Cicero Ave. Chicago.
Interment: All Saints Cemetery.