Rest In Peace

Albert E. Lynch

GE employee, New York Mets scoutMOORESTOWN, N.J. n Albert E. Lynch, 86, March 19, 2007. Beloved husband of Eleanor for 58 years. Also survived by his three daughters; Eileen Lynch and husband Norm Celotto, Ellie Halford and her husband Mark, Betsi Lynch and her husband David Pierce and Grandson Ryan Lynch Halford and nine nieces and nephews. Also his brother, Richard J. Lynch of Swampscott, Mass. and the late Havelin C. Gately of Brockton, Mass.A Navy World War II veteran and 40 year employee of General Electric and graduated from Boston College and Lynn English High School.He was most proud of his 50 years as a baseball scout and earned a 1986 World Series ring when he was employed by the New York Mets organization. High School baseball scouting was his passion and he never got tired of watching the youngsters play ball. He won several awards for scouting and was also honored by the New York Hot Stove League in 1999 as Scout of the Year presented by Tommy LaSorda. He was also inducted into the South Jersey Baseball Hall of Fame. During the trying times of the 1960s, Lynch was also instrumental in bringing the farm team of the Chicago White Sox to Lynchburg, VA and integrating black players for the first time into the baseball system.Family and friends are invited to attend his viewing and visitation with the family on Thursday 7:00-9:00pm and Friday 9:00-10:00am at McChesney Funeral Home 30 West Main Street Moorestown, N.J. Funeral Mass at 10:30am on Friday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Main Street, Moorestown, N.J. Burial Gen. Wm. C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery, Arneytown, N.J. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to their favorite charity.

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