Francis J. Lynch, age 88, of Varina, died Thursday, July 28, 2011 at the Newell Good Samaritan Center in Newell. Funeral mass will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 1, at St. Columbkille Catholic Church in Varina. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m., Sunday, July 31, at the St. Columbkille Catholic Church in Varina, with a vigil service at 7 p.m. The Mahaney Funeral Home in Fonda is in charge of the arrangements.