James J. Flynn

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  • "He was a nice man."
    - Robert Dean

WESTBROOK - James J. Flynn, 73, passed away in the comfort of his home surrounded by his family on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. The son of Peter and Anastasia (O'Brien) Flynn, he was born in Greenwich Conn., on July 6, 1945. Jim was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to everyone.

Jim loved sports, especially baseball and football, and his favorite teams were the New England Patriots and the Boston Red Sox. He worked in the construction field as a project manager for over 30 years. He spent his free time watching sports on TV, visiting his children and grandchildren and continued helping everyone he could with various carpentry projects throughout his retirement. Jim was always there to help relatives and friends with household projects or whatever else people needed him for.

He was predeceased by his brothers, Patrick and Peter Flynn, and his sister, Aileen Ballentine.

He is survived by his wife, Glynda Flynn of Gilead, Maine; his sons, David Flynn of Rochester N.H., Patrick Howard and his wife, Donna, of Gilead, Maine, and Donald Pelkey and his wife, Shelley, of Hollis, Maine; his daughters, Kathy McPherson and her husband, David, of Standish, Maine, and Stacy Cambridge and her husband, Jay, of Windham, Maine; his 12 grandchildren, Mark, Joe, Chrissy, Brandy, Skylar, Corey, Becca, Zane, Pat, Caleb, Shamie, and Dawnie, and his great-grandchildren, Madison, Dan, Matt, Kate, and Easton. He is also survived by his sisters, Audrey Fitts and her husband, John, of Stamford Conn., Evelyn Leonard and her husband, Stanley, of Stamford Conn., and Ann Cyr of Stamford Conn.

A special thank you to all the people of Hospice of Southern Maine for their loving care and support during his final days.

His family would also like to extend their sincere gratitude towards Dolby, Blais & Segee Funeral Home for their compassion and guidance during this difficult time.

Interment will take place at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of the Windham Chapel of Dolby, Blais & Segee. Please visit www.dolbyblaissegee.com to view James tribute page and to sign his online guestbook.

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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Feb. 8, 2019
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