Catherine E. Flynn, 95, formerly of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, in Venice, Fla.
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She was born in Wilkes-Barre Township on Feb. 4, 1918, a daughter of the late Edward A. and Leona Price Flynn.
Catherine was a graduate of Wilkes-Barre Township High School and the Wilkes-Barre Business College.
She was employed for many years as a private secretary by Alters & Co. in the local garment industry, retiring in 1977.
Catherine was the oldest living member of the First Welsh Baptist Church, South Meade Street, Wilkes-Barre, where she served as a deaconess and Sunday school teacher for many years. She also served as a tutor at the YMCA in Wilkes-Barre and she was a member of the Wyoming Valley Women's Club, the Salvation Army's Women's Auxiliary and the Salvation Army Home League, the Keenagers of Wilkes-Barre, the Christian Women's Club, the Women of Wilkes-Barre and the Wilkes-Barre Seniors Center.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Kenneth, Joseph, James, William and Edward Flynn, and by her sister, Jane A. Flynn.
Catherine is survived by her sister, Thelred Dudick, Wilkes-Barre; and by numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family from Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre. Her nephew, the Rev. Chester F. Dudick Jr., pastor, will officiate. Interment will be in Hanover Green Cemetery, Hanover Township.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Catherine's memory to the First Welsh Baptist Church, 52 S. Meade St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting Catherine's obituary at www.natandgawlasfuneralhome.com.
Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home
89 Park Ave Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
Published in Citizens' Voice on Sept. 4, 2013