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John ( Jack ) Joseph Flynn III

January 30, 1939 September 15, 2012
John ( Jack ) Joseph Flynn III
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FLYNN - John (Jack) Joseph Flynn, 73, beloved husband of Joyce C. (Fedak) Flynn, of Stratford, and son of the late John J. Flynn II and Florence (Descheneaux) Flynn, entered into eternal peace on Saturday, September 15, 2012 in his home. Raised in Bridgeport, he served four years in the U.S. Air Force (SAC) and the 242nd Connecticut National Guard. Mr. Flynn was a retired Bridgeport Police Detective where he served proudly for 21 years including his role as captain of the Bridgeport Police Scuba Diving Team. He continued to serve his community as the Victim Advocate in Superior Court for the State of Connecticut. After moving to Stratford, he served as Harbor Master and was active on the Waterfront Commission. Jack loved the water and could always be found on Russian Beach when weather permitted and the tide was high. Jack had a sincere desire to help anyone and was a friend of 'BILL W' for several decades. He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years Joyce Flynn, daughter Jo-Anne Jackson, son-in-law Brian, and beloved granddaughter Meganne of Georgia, brother Larry Flynn and sister-in-law Audrey, nephew Bill Flynn, niece Lori Montoni and her husband Chris, and their daughters Amanda & Theresa.  Sister-in-law Janet Gillick, her husband Marty, niece and goddaughter Mary Kemmesis and her husband Kurt, nephew Joseph Gillick, wife Anne and their children Katie and Danny. He is also survived by niece and nephew Kim Fedak and Kevin Fedak. He loved his family and was always grateful for the special relationships he developed with several friends over the years and considered them as his extended family, especially Kerry Meehan. Jack attended Our Lady of Peace church where he was an usher. Jack was a member of the Bridgeport PBA, Sick Benefit, State Police Association, Lordship Fathers' Club, Life member of Port 5, and The American Legion. Family and friends are invited to attend his funeral with Police Honors on Wednesday, September 19, 2012, at 10:00 am in Our Lady Of Peace Church, Lordship. Internment with Police and Military Honors will follow in Saint Michael's Cemetery, Stratford. Friends may call Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 pm in the William R. McDonald Funeral Home, 2591 Main St., Stratford. Friends are invited to sign the online guestbook at www.wrmcdonaldfuneralhome.com

Service:
Military Services Saint Michael's Cemetery 2205 Stratford Avenue Stratford, Connecticut 06615

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Visitation

Tuesday

18

Sep

4:00 PM 9/18/2012 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 9/18/2012 7:00:00 PM
William R. McDonald Funeral Home

2591 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

William R. McDonald Funeral Home
2591 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Service

Wednesday

19

Sep

10:00 AM 9/19/2012 10:00:00 AM
Our Lady of Peace Church,

651 Stratford Road
Stratford, CT 06615

Our Lady of Peace Church,
651 Stratford Road Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Saint Michael Cemetery Final Resting Place

2205 Stratford Avenue
Stratford, CT 06615

2205 Stratford Avenue Stratford 06615 CT
United States
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