John “Jack” Flynn

John(Jack) Flynn born July 22,1933, passed away September 18, 2016. Jack grew up in the Canaryville neighborhood on the south side of Chicago, where he met the love of his life, Dorisann Cox. They married on September 21,1957 at St. Gabriel’s Parish and enjoyed 59 wonderful years together. Jack was a beloved father to (the late) Kathleen, Ann, Neil, Tim, Dan and Ellen and later helped raise his nephew, Bill Cox. In1969 they moved to Waukegan to raise their family. After years of success working in freight auditing, his love of writing brought him to the News Sun where he was a feature writer, a job he loved. His wit, humor and silliness will be missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his children, 12 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, brother Ed Flynn and sister Mary Fitzpatrick. A memorial service mass will be held for Jack at St. Gabriel’s Parish 4522 S. Wallace St. Chicago, IL 60609—this Saturday, September 24, at 11:00am.  For more information please contact Strang Funeral Chapel (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org

 

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