Leadership

Funeral of Father Lynch of Boston

Issue 21 and Volume 73.

Funeral of Father Lynch of Boston There was a big turn out of Boston fire department officers and men at the funeral services for Rev. Father Dennis J. Lynch, of St. Leo’s Church, the unofficial chaplain of the fire department. A solemn high mass of requiem was celebrated by Rev. John V. Cronin, of Beachmont. Rev. E. A. Gallagher, of St. Leo’s, was deacon, and Rev. James Hurley, of Malden, sub-deacon. About 300 uniformed firemen attended and among those who were at the services were Fire Commissioner Theodore A. Glynn, Chief John O. Taber, Deputy Chief Walter M. McLean, and other officers and a detail from the Box 52 Association. All the fire alarm gongs throughout the city were tolled for several minutes at the time of the funeral. When the funeral cortege passed the quarters of Engine 18, Boston, and the Lafayette Square fire station, in Cambridge, the apparatus…

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