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Thursday August 16th, 2018
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Thursday August 16th, 2018

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John T. Flynn, III

John T. “Jack” Flynn, III, 85 of Phillipston, died peacefully Friday, August 10, 2018 in his home surrounded by family, following a brief illness.

            Born in Fitchburg on January 22, 1933, he was the son of the late John T. Flynn, Jr and Blanche (Damien) Flynn.

            Jack graduated from Fitchburg High School with the Class of 1957, and later attended Boston University.

            He proudly served his Country as a United States Korean War Army Veteran and received the National Defense Service Medal and the Army of Occupation of Germany Medal.

            Jack was employed in the Quality Control and Research and Development departments of James River Corporation of Fitchburg for twenty years, retiring in 1995.

            He was a member of Holy Cross Church of East Templeton.

            Jack enjoyed gardening, traveling and golfing. He was an avid football fan who played for the former Leominster Lions semi-pro football team, was a football coach for Narragansett Regional High School of Templeton, and loved Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. Jack was also a substitute teacher at Narragansett Regional High School for many years. He had a passion for sports cars and sports car racing. In his earlier years, he took great pride in his Spitfire and loved attending sports car races.  Jack was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather who treasured spending time with his family.

            He leaves his wife of 54 years, Patricia (Fusco) Flynn of Phillipston; one son, John J. Flynn and his wife Linda of Walnut Creek, CA; two daughters, Jayne M. Fleck and her husband Jamie of East Templeton, and Karin M. Cormier and her husband Paul of Winchendon; one brother, Frank Flynn and his wife Patricia of Leominster; four grandchildren, Patrick Flynn, Brandon Flynn, Ryan Flynn and Jessica Flynn; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Jack was predeceased by his brother Richard Flynn.

            Funeral Services will be held Thursday, August 16th at 12:00 p.m. in the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner. Burial with full Military Honors will be in the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 111 Glenallen Street, Winchendon.

            Calling hours will be held Thursday, August 16th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the funeral home.

            Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, New England Division, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701 or to the American Heart Association, 300 Fifth Avenue, Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02451. Please reference in memory of John T. Flynn, III.

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Pat. I just found out about Jacks passing. Difficult to express how sorry I am for you and your family. Jack was a kind and decent man and served as a positive role model to all who knew and associated with him. My times working and socializing with him were my privilege and will never be forgotten. My prayers and heartfelt sympathy go out to you and the family. John McDonough

John McDonough Aug 26 2018 12:00 AM

My heart goes out to your whole family. Praying for you.

Paula (Genovese) deDiego Aug 16 2018 12:00 AM

A Cottage Garden was sent on August 15, 2018

Dad, There are no words to express how you will be missed! Love, Jamie, Jayne, Patrick and Scott

Expression of Sympathy Aug 15 2018 12:00 AM

Pat, I am so sorry that I will be unable to attend services, but please know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Heidi Aukstikalnis Aug 15 2018 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy Aug 15 2018 12:00 AM

Dear Pat & Family, No words will take your pain away, but memories will make it a little less painful. This world lost a great man but he will live on forever in the hearts he touched. Love, Donna Gopfert

Donna Gopfert Aug 14 2018 12:00 AM

A Blooming Blues was sent on August 14, 2018

Papa you will always be in our hearts. Forever, Brandon, Ryan and Jessica Flynn

Expression of Sympathy Aug 14 2018 12:00 AM

Pat, Jayne, John, Karin and families, we were saddened to read about Jack's passing. Our condolences, prayers and thoughts are with you at this very sorrowful time. Jack and I had many "fun" times as substitute teachers at NRHS! He truly loved his family and never missed an opportunity to share his pride of their accomplishments. The wonderful memories that you all shared are treasures. Hope that they provide some comfort. Fondly, Betsy and John Dowling

Betsy and John Dowling Aug 14 2018 12:00 AM

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With love from Lois Piepho and family

Expression of Sympathy Aug 13 2018 12:00 AM