Brian Bannon

Memorial Visitation at Funeral Home

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, December 23, 2021
Edward D. Lynch Funeral Home, Inc
43-07 Queens Boulevard
Sunnyside, New York, United States

Obituary of Brian Patrick Bannon

Brian Patrick Bannon died December 17, 2021. He was born February 25, 1972 in London, England. His hometown was Ballyshannon, County Donegal, Ireland. His adopted home was NYC. Please check back for a full obituary, one worthy of Brian. It's no easy task. He was a legend of a man and a force of nature. Visitation will be Thursday, December 23 from 5-8PM at Edward D. Lynch Funeral Home, Inc, 43-07 Queens Boulevard, Sunnyside, NY. Prayer Service will be held at 7PM. As per the family's request and the NYC mandate, everybody coming to the wake service are required to wear a mask. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations in memory of Brian to be sent to Irish Musicians, Poets & Artists of Queens Inc. (IMPAQ.US), a not-for-profit organization that Brian founded. We are now honored to continue his mission of furthering the performance & education of Irish arts & culture in Queens by showcasing local musicians, endeavoring to pay them as artists rightfully deserve, and connecting them to audiences by organizing free concerts, events, and festivals. Brian's passion for this cause was on full display this past September 2021 when he hosted the first ever Sunnyside Trad Week, a week-long celebration of Irish music & dancing. Direct payments can be made via Venmo to @IMPAQ-Brian-Bannon (last 4 digits of phone number for verification: 6921). Checks can be made out to Irish Musicians, Poets & Artists of Queens Inc. Please feel free to bring any donations to Brian's service on Thursday, Dec. 23rd from 5 - 8 PM or mail them directly to 43-38 41st St., Apt. 2R, Sunnyside, NY 11104. Email with any questions. All donations are tax-deductible and will be used in the promotion of Irish-American Arts. IMPAQ.US is incorporated in the state of New York and is an IRS registered tax-exempt 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation. We will also be live-streaming the visitation and prayer service via both YouTube and Zoom: YouTube: Zoom:
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