Richard T. Flynn

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NEWFANE - Richard T. "Dick" Flynn, 84, died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012.

He was born March 12, 1928, in New York City, the son of Thomas and Jessie (Alberts) Flynn, and educated in Westfield (N.J.) schools.

He enlisted into the U.S. Navy on his 17th birthday and served in the Pacific Theatre on the aircraft carrier USS Philippine Sea.

Mr. Flynn attended Art Students League in New York City and then was hired by Deluxe Printers Art Department in New Jersey where he designed bank checks for 18 years. In Newfane, he opened Flynn's Signs.

He was a former member of the American Legion, as well as a Shriner and Mason.

He was an avid hunter and enjoyed fishing.

Survivors include two sons, Tim and Patrick Flynn, both of Newfane, four grandchildren and three great-granddaughters.

Mr. Flynn was predeceased by a daughter, Judith Russell, and his wife, Joan (Kares), whom he married June 18, 1948.

The celebration of his life will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at Newbrook Fire Department in Newfane.

Private burial will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace Cottage Hospital, in care of Dr. Backus, PO Box 216, Townshend, VT 05353.

Arrangements are under the care of the White Funeral Chapel and Cremation Service, Townshend.
Published in Rutland Herald on Sept. 12, 2012
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