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Obituary of John B. Flynn, Jr.
John B. Flynn, Jr., “Chief” age 75, of Townsend. DE, formerly of Parkside, PA, died peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday, May 4, 2023.
John was a 1966 graduate of St. James Catholic High School, where he was the Senior Class President. He attended the University of Dayton in Ohio. John was employed with Scott Paper Company from 1967 and retired in 2011 then known as Kimberly Clark.
John served as a Parkside Police Officer from 1973-1999, serving as Police Chief from 1984-1999 and was Fire Chief and past President of Parkside Fire Company.
John enjoyed boating, fishing, golfing and traveling. He was an avid Eagles fan and was a season ticket holder for many years. John was devoted to his family and cherished spending time with his children, grandchildren and his many friends.
Son of the late John B. and Ermelina Flynn, Sr.
Wife of 48 years: Theresa "Terri" Flynn
Children: John (Karen) Flynn, Coleen (Zach) Hillerson, Michael (Amanda) Flynn
Grandchildren: Ryan, Jackie, Adam, Carmen, Vera, Jett
Sister: Mary Jo (Bill) Boyer
Niece: Susan (Nick) Ferralli
Nephew: Brian (Kristen) Boyer
Also survived by several nieces and nephews
Visitation: Thursday, May 11th from 9:30-11:15AM at the Minshall Shropshire-Bleyler Funeral Home, Middletown (Rte. #352) & Knowlton Rds. Middletown Twp., Media, PA 19063.
Family Sharing: Thursday, May 11th at 11:30AM at the funeral home.
Interment: St. Thomas the Apostle Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial contributions, in John’s name, be made to the Delaware County Community College Educational Foundation, which may be made on-line at https://dccc.edu/makeagift. In the on-line giving form, donors can select ‘Other’ from the Giving Options field, choose ‘In memory of’, and complete the ‘Name’ field. For those who wish to make a memorial gift by mail, please indicate the intention in the memo portion of the check and send to: Delaware County Community College, Educational Foundation, 901 S. Media Line Road, Media, PA 19063.