Thomas F. Flynn 1942-2019

HOWLAND — Thomas, F. Flynn, 77, died Nov. 17, 2019, at his residence.

He was born Sept. 23, 1942, in Youngstown, the son of Charles and Catherine Redden Flynn.

He was a 1960 graduate of Cardinal Mooney High School and a 1967 graduate of Youngstown State University, where he majored in mathematics.

Tom was employed by Packard Electric / EDS as a systems analyst for 35 years before he retired. He previously worked at Mahoning National Bank in Youngstown. He lived in the Boardman area until 1979, before moving to Howland.

On Nov. 17, 1973, he married the former Geraldine “Ged” Dinger. He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Parish and a member of their men’s group, St. Vincent DePaul and Relay for Life. He was also a member of the Budapest Pool League. Tom was an avid fan of the Green Bay Packers and Notre Dame football, as well as Cleveland Indians. He also enjoyed doing landscaping.

Besides his wife, Ged, he is survived by a son, James (Renae) Flynn of Champion; two daughters, Heather (Joseph) Ferencie of Solon and Mandy Flynn of Warren; one sister, Kathleen Deskin of Syracuse, N.Y..; five grandchildren, Breanna and Ian Flynn of Champion and Joseph, Grant and Daniel Ferencie of Solon; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Mary Ann Hunter; two brothers-in-law, Richard Hunter and Larry Deskin; one niece, Katie Williams; and one nephew, Rich Hunter.

A Mass of Christian burial will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, at Blessed Sacrament Parish, concelebrated by the Rev. Peter Haladej, the Rev. Thomas Eisweirth, the Rev. Thomas McCarthy and the Rev. James Korda. Words of remembrance will be given by the family at 10:45 a.m., prior to the beginning of mass.

Calling hours will be 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the church.

Entombment will follow in Green Haven Memorial Gardens, Canfield

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Blessed Sacrament’s men’s group or to St. Vincent DePaul Society c/o Blessed Sacrament Parish, 3020 Reeves Road NE, Warren Ohio 44483 in Tom’s memory.

Arrangements entrusted to Holloway-Williams Funeral Home, 611 Robbins Ave., Niles, Ohio.

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