Dennis J. Flynn, Sr., 85 of Clay, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2012 at Crouse Hospital. He was born in Portland, ME, where he was raised and educated graduating from Cheverus High School in 1950.
He was a proud US Veteran, first as Corporal with the US Army and then retiring in 1972 from the US Air Force as a Tech Sergeant after over 20 years of service. After serving his country, Dennis came to the Syracuse area and had resided in Clay since 1973. He retired from the US Postal Service as a mail handler in N. Syracuse in 1996. While employed, he furthered his education attending CCBI earning his Associate's Degree in Accounting. He was a member of the American Legion Post 787 in Cicero, an avid Red Sox fan, and a parishioner of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church.
Dennis will be remembered as a hard working ambitious person. He provided for his family and was a loving husband and father. His sense of humor will be sadly missed by all who loved him. He is predeceased by his sister, Mary Flynn Casey. Surviving to cherish his memory are his wife of 55 years, Patricia Pat (Gorman) Flynn, daughter, Lisa A. Flynn both of Clay, four sons; Dennis J. (Brenda) Flynn, Jr. of Manlius, John P. Flynn, Robert M. Flynn, and Sean M. Flynn all of Clay, adored grandchildren; Dennis III, Michael Patrick, Thomas William, Lauren Elizabeth, Emily Elizabeth, many nieces, nephews, cousins and his canine companion Molly.
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