George William Flynn died March 29. He was 93.
Mr. Flynn was born Jan. 23, 1920, in Portland to Hubert and Leora Flynn. He attended St. Ignatius School, Franklin High School and graduated from University of Portland in 1943. He served in the Navy during World War II, and married June Audrey Madson in 1952. Upon returning, he started a lifetime career at Pacific Northwest Bell, retiring in 1983 after 33 years. June died in 1983. He married Gloria Rieschel in 1986.
He was preceded in death by his wife, June, in 1983; and his daughter, Karen Mary Flynn in 2011. He is survived by his wife Gloria; children, Laurie Ann Flynn and Stephen Charles Flynn; three grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; brother, Leo (Gloria) Flynn; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Friday, April 5 at St. Clare Church. Memorial donations can be made to the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute.