Kevin J. Flynn, 76, of Fall River and formerly of Raynham, died peacefully Aug. 3 from complications sustained in a vehicular accident in May.
Kevin was the loving son of the late Walter and Rita (Barrett) Flynn. Kevin grew up in Mission Hill and Savin Hill. A proud Boston College Eagle who graduated from BC high school, undergraduate at Boston State College, graduate at Boston College, and CAGS in School Psychology at UMass Boston. He served in the US Navy for four years prior to entering college. He married the love of his life Ellen O'Gorman of South Boston and the two settled in Raynham where they raised their three children.
Kevin was still actively working as an independent school psychologist at the time of his death. He was a huge BC hockey fan, often attending games. He and Ellen enjoyed spending time with family and traveling. He was a longtime friend of Bill W and was very supportive to anyone with struggles.
Kevin was the loving husband of the late Ellen O. Flynn and devoted father of Heather M. Rozen and her husband Daniel M. of Shallotte,NC, Shannon F. Bemis and her husband William M. II of Braintree, and Cheryl A. Flynn and her wife Elizabeth Crowell of Concord. Proud “Papa” of Matthew, Jacob, Sophie, Abigail, William, Isabel, and Matthew. Always devoted brother of Walter H. Flynn, Jr. and his wife Maryellen of Weymouth, Brian E. Flynn and his wife Ann of Quincy, and Kathleen M. Taylor of Worcester. Also survived by many loving cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.
Funeral from the Prophett-Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 35 Spring St East Bridgewater on Fri. Aug. 11 at 9am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. John’s Church, 210 Central St. East Bridgewater at 10:00am. Burial with Military Honors will be held at Central Cemetery and visitation will be on Thursday from 4-8pm at the funeral home.
Donations in Kevin’s memory may be sent to Steppingstone, Inc. 466 N. Main Street Fall River, MA 02720 or click here.