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LYNG, Edward Patrick "Teddy"

LYNG - Edward Patrick "Teddy" Passed away peacefully on Monday morning, January 25, 2016. Formerly of Phoenixville, Mr. Lyng had recently moved to Fort Washington Estates to receive skilled care. Born in Montreal, Canada Ed and his parents moved to Buffalo, NY and became American citizens when he was a young boy. As he grew, Ed was a very active member of the Boy Scouts and served as the city of Buffalo's young ambassador to the 1950 Valley Forge Boy Scout Jamboree
While living in Buffalo, he met Sharon Volk and they were married in 1962. Ed attended the University of Buffalo where he earned multiple master's degrees and simultaneously pursued a career with IBM. He enjoyed politics, investing, boating, hunting, and home improvement projects. In 1978 Ed's work brought him, his wife Sharon, and his four children to the Phoenixville area. Ed was an active member of the community well into his retirement as the owner and operator of the Kimberton Arts Building. Ed and his wife operated their catering business in Kimberton for 20+ years, often offering their facility and services to support local non-profits and community groups. He was a member of Knights of Columbus 1374, where he served as Past Grand Knight.
Ed is survived by his wife of 53 years, Sharon Lyng (nee Volk) of Fort Washington; daughters Maureen McQuiggan of Wayne, PA, Carolyn Lyng of Kanab, UT; sons David and John Lyng of Phoenixville; and grandchildren Olivia and Christopher Kunc and Audrey Lyng. He was the son of the late Edward A. and Thelma A. Lyng of West Seneca, NY. Relatives and Friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass in St. Ann Catholic Church, Main Street at Third Avenue, Phoenixville, PA, on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 11:00 AM. Burial will be private in St. Ann Cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Saturday morning from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM. In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent to East Pikeland Township, for the Kimberton Historic Preservation, P.O. Box 58, Kimberton, PA 19442. Condolences may be given to the family at www.GatchaFuneral.com Arrangements are by the Devlin Rosmos Kepp & Gatcha Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 517 S. Main Street, Phoenixville, PA.

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