Delaney’s “husband” in Addams family and good friend was a young man named Micheal Lynch. He was hit by a car going to school yesterday and is in critical condition.  Please keep Delaney and The Lynch family in your prayers during this difficult time.

This was from the D&C:

Michael Lynch, 14, was struck by a car while crossing Cooper Road on Thursday. A freshman at Irondequoit High, Lynch suffered life-threatening injuries and underwent surgery at Strong Memorial Hospital on Thursday.

“Michael comes from a family of strong religious faith.  The Lynch family has had their share of struggles throughout these past couple of years with the mother, Bernadette, battling cancer herself and is now faced with this nightmare.”

From Kay:

I am writing with some tragic news about a theater friend of Delaney’s who was hit by a car yesterday on his way to school.  Michael Lynch was 14 and was critically injured from this accident.  They operated and removed part of his skull to try and reduce the swelling to his brain, however it did not help and he has been declared brain dead.   He also has bleeding in his lungs and a broken leg.   He is on life support right now and was not expected to survive the night.  He is still on life support as he will be donating his organs.  This was a tragic accident to a bright, funny young man who touched many people.  Michael was Delaney’s theater husband!!   She is completely heartbroken as we all are for this situation.   He was extremely close to his mother, who is currently undergoing treatment for Cancer.   Please prayer for a wonderful family that they will find the means to find comfort during this very difficult time.   Thanks, K


Funeral arrangements have been announced for Irondequoit teen Michael Lynch.

Lynch, 14, died Thursday, two weeks after he was struck by a car as he crossed Cooper Road in Irondequoit.

Lynch was struck by a car while crossing Cooper Road on March 30. A freshman at Irondequoit High School, Lynch was critically injured and underwent surgery at Strong Memorial Hospital. Lynch was walking to school when the crash occurred.

Lynch’s family will receive friends and community members from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday at Paul W. Harris Funeral Home, 570 Kings Highway South in Irondequoit. His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Frances Cabrini at Our Lady of the Americas (Corpus Christi Church, 864 E. Main St. in Rochester).

Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, 2461 Lake Ave. in Rochester. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to a scholarship fund that will be established in Lynch’s memory.

The family writes, “Please send all donations to Michael Schmitt 36 West Main St. Suite 500, Rochester, NY 14614.”

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