Mr. Charles M. Lynch III '59

Charles McKenna Lynch III, 76, of Greensburg, died Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, in Excela Health Latrobe Hospital.
He was born Aug. 7, 1940, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Charles McKenna Lynch Jr. and Isabelle Dom Lynch. He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Cathedral. Charles was a graduate of Shadyside Academy and Vermont Academy and received a business degree from Georgetown University. In his lifetime, Charles was a stock broker with the former Moore, Leonard and Lynch. He had also worked for Bankers Insurance and once owned Wendon Oil of Greensburg and Greensburg Photo Supply. He was a Seton Hill University Emeritus Trustee. Charles was a member of Greensburg Country Club and, until his illness, was a longtime member of Laurel Valley Golf Club. He is survived by his wife, Vonda Williams Lynch; his daughters, Colleen Patricia Lynch, Sheilah McGarry Lynch and Megan Lynch Ellis and her husband, Thomas; granddaughter, Madelyn Davies Ellis; stepchildren, Candace Nannette Ortuglio Campbell and her husband, Thomas, Dina Arden Ortuglio Donini and her husband, Samuel; step-grandsons, Cole Campbell and Antonio Donini; sister, Lela "Lynn" Lynch Houston and her husband, Robert Gary Houston; sister-in-law, Daryl Maloy and husband, Robert, who were always there; also, numerous nieces and nephews. Per Charles' wishes, there will be no visitation. A funeral Mass for Charles will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, 300 N. Main St., Greensburg. Please, everyone go directly to the church. Private interment will follow in Greensburg Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Parkinson Foundation of Western Pennsylvania, 3468 Babcock Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15237, or Seton Hill University, 1 Seton Hill Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601. KEPPLE-GRAFT FUNERAL HOME, Greensburg. For online condolences, please visit