Funeral Service



Service Details:
A private family funeral service will be held at Burnley Crematorium.

Anthony Joseph Lynch ‘Tony’

Tony, aged 77,  formerly of Clitheroe, passed away peacefully in the loving care of White Ash Brook Nursing Home on 2nd May 2020.   He was the loving and much loved dad of Tara, Rory and Alana, a cherished grandad, dear brother of Joe, Paddy, John, Matt and Anne and a dearly loved relative and friend to many.

Tony was born in Ireland and moved to Clitheroe with his family in the early 1950’s. He spent much of his working life at Castle Cement in Clitheroe where he was always a well respected member of the working team, making many friends along the way. Tony embraced life and made the most of each day. A very sociable character, Tony loved to spend time with his many friends, enjoyed the craic, and was known for his  quick wit and  great sense of humour.
In his spare time he enjoyed buying and selling antiques and always looked forward to getting out to the local antique fairs and auctions.  He had a curious mind, read poetry and wrote some of his own.
But most of all, Tony was a devoted family man who adored his children and grandchildren. He shared a special bond with his brothers and sister, always ready to listen or  lend a hand when  needed. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him.


Donations are being received in memory of Tony on behalf of Alzheimer’s Society. To make a donation please click the ‘Make a Donation’ button below.


Please feel free to leave a message for the family of Tony and they will be published below..


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MESSAGES for Anthony Joseph Lynch ‘Tony’


Angus Wyllie 

So sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of Tony when he worked at the cement works. Always pleasant and cheerful. Rip Tony


David Embley

Worked with Tony at Horrocksford and Castle had some good laughs together.     R.I.P.  TONY.


Harvey Lynch

 RIP Uncle Tony. What a true gentleman and character you were. Gone but never forgotten.


Cora Jackson

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all, much love Cora, Dave & Family xxx


Sarah Armstrong

 I had great pleasure in looking after Tony at St Ann’s Court in Clitheroe. Tony u always made me laugh and I will miss u. Take care and RIP.


Bob Hughes

Lucky to have had Tony as a Brother-in-law and a friend, loved being in his company, always up for a laugh. Love to all his family at this sad time. R. I. P. Tony.


Trevor and Marilyn Davies

Lots of lovely memories of happy times spent with tony he was a true gent and a from Trevor and Marilyn xx


Veronica Redhead & James Wilson
Lovely gentle man; passed away the same day as my brother; who he knew; hope you have met up.


Alan Smith

A great guy my old pal Tony rest in peace