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April 13, 1968
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Jerome P. Flynn, age 49, of West Scranton, passed away Thursday morning at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, suddenly after an illness.
Surviving is his adoring wife and best friend, Lynn Martin Flynn. Celebrating 17 years of marriage, the couple wed on November 27, 1999.
Born on April 13, 1968, raised in the Green Ridge section of Scranton, Jerome was the son of Ellen Gallagher Flynn of Scranton and the late Jerome J. Flynn. He was a graduate of the former Scranton Central High School, Class of 1987.
He was currently working for the Scranton Housing Authority and he previously worked for Schiff’s Restaurant Services. Of Roman Catholic faith, he and his family belonged to St. Patrick’s Church Parish in West Scranton.
A sports fan, Jerome loved the Notre Dame Fightin’ Irish and, with baseball his favorite sport, the Baltimore Orioles. For years he coached at the West Scranton Little League and at Tripps Park Fields. He will forever be remembered for being kind, caring, outgoing and possessing a memorable sense of humor. He was dependable, reliable, and would be available to help someone in need at a moment’s notice. A loving husband, father, son, brother, relative and friend, his legacy will forever live on through his daughter and son.
He is also survived by his loving children, Maggie and Daniel Flynn, both of Scranton; his siblings, Kathleen Barrett and husband Thomas of Henryville, Marie Boyd and husband Paul of Old Forge, Joe Flynn and companion Laura Moore Rovnanik of Mt. Cobb, Michael Flynn of Scranton and Trish and husband James of Malvern; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Marg and Joseph Martin of Scranton; many nieces and nephews; and his favorite buddy, dog Charlie.
His family wishes to thank the entire community for its amazing outpouring of support throughout Jerome’s illness. They’ll be forever grateful.
Funeral services are scheduled to begin on Monday at 9:15AM from the Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton, with a 10:00AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick’s Church, 1403 Jackson Street in Scranton. Interment will follow at Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton. Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Sunday between 4-7:00PM at the funeral home.