Peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Friday, September 16, 2022 in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of Alyson Lynch (predeceased). Loving father of Doreen Lynch (Seon), Sharon Lynch, John Stanley, Maria Bell (Tedd). Cherished 'Poppa Eric' to Liam, Drew, Hayley, Ailsa, Kristen (Matt), Kyle (Stephanie), Alyson (Josh), Meghan (Al), Teague, and Alyvia. Great grandfather of Kayden, Jaxon, Elsie, Clark and Camille, Eddie and Archie. Dear brother of his pre-deceased Ireland family: Kathleen, Bobby (Nancy), Mary (Brendan), Eddie (Ben), Irene (Liam), and Edie. Special acknowledgment to his close brother Ger (pre-deceased) and his wife Elsie.
Eric enjoyed being a men's club member at Lakefield United Church and a member at several local golf courses over the years.
Friends are welcome to enjoy some Irish music and share their stories and photos of their memories with Eric on Sunday, October 2nd from 1pm - 4pm at Marshland Centre, 64 Hague Blvd., Lakefield. In lieu of flowers, there will be the ability to donate during the Celebration of Life to Eric's favourite rescue farm - Dragonfly Ridge. Should you prefer to donate online in Eric's memory, consider supporting either of Eric's two key charities: Alzheimers Society of Canada or Peterborough Regional Health Centre. Donations and condolences may be made by contacting THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES- Lakefield Chapel, 66 Queen Street, Lakefield, online at www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705-652-3355. Where ever he went, he always left laughter.