Obituary of Peter E. Lynch
Peter E. Lynch of Old Saybrook passed away unexpectedly in Worcester, MA on Tuesday, June 14th. Peter was the beloved husband of Kathryn P. Lynch. He was born in Bronxville, NY on Oct. 23, 1945 the son of the late Robert Merrill and Janet (Tee) Lynch. Peter was raised in Pelham, NY and as a teenager worked at the Pelham Railroad Station selling tickets; this began a lifelong love of railroad transportation. He was a graduate of Brown University and received his MBA from Rutgers University. Peter served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War. He enjoyed a 47 year career working in management positions for the New Haven Railroad, Penn Central Railroad, Conrail, and the Housatonic Railroad. He retired in Dec. 2010 from AECOM as a railroad consultant. He was an author and had 3 books published about the New Haven and Penn Central Railroads and also wrote Silvo, a memoire of the late Congressman Silvo O. Conte. Peter was an active member of New York-New Haven Railroad Historical & Technical Assoc. and will be remembered for his passionate campaigning for rail service in the Northeast. He was a lover of everything Italian, classical music, opera, history and politics. Besides his wife Kathi, he leaves his daughter, Kelley P. Moueix (Edouard) of France, his sister, Susan Lynch Gannon (Raymond) of Larchmont, NY, and his brother Robert S. Lynch (Laurie) of New Hampshire; a loving family and many dear friends. Visitation will be held on Fri. June 17th at the Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home, 34 Main St, Centerbrook from 6- 8pm. A memorial service will be held on Sat, June 18th at St. Ann’s Episcopal Church, 82 Shore Rd, Old Lyme at 2pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the New York-New Haven Railroad Historical & Technical Assoc., c/o Tom Curtin, 160 Riverside Blvd, Apt.11a NY, NY 10069 or to Brown University, PO. Box 1893 Providence, RI 02912.