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William E. Flynn, 63

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. - William‌ ‌Edward‌ ‌Flynn,‌ ‌63,‌ ‌of‌ ‌Thornton,‌ ‌N.H‌., ‌and‌ ‌Myrtle‌ ‌Beach,‌ ‌S.C‌., died Saturday, August 31, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.‌ ‌

He‌ ‌was‌ ‌born‌ ‌in‌ ‌North‌ ‌Adams,‌ ‌Mass., ‌on‌ ‌September‌ ‌14,‌ ‌1955‌, a‌ ‌son‌ ‌of‌ ‌late‌ ‌Edward‌ ‌T.P‌ ‌Flynn‌ ‌and‌ ‌Florence‌ ‌Mary‌ ‌(Nagle)‌ ‌Flynn.‌ ‌Bill‌ ‌graduated‌ ‌from‌ ‌Mt.‌ ‌Greylock‌ ‌High‌ ‌School‌ ‌in‌ ‌Williamstown‌ ‌with‌ ‌the‌ ‌class‌ ‌of‌ ‌1973‌, where‌ ‌he‌ ‌was‌ ‌captain‌ ‌of‌ ‌Cross‌ ‌Country‌ ‌and‌ ‌Track‌ ‌and‌ ‌Field‌ ‌Teams.‌ ‌He‌ ‌graduated‌ ‌from‌ ‌the‌ ‌University‌ ‌of‌ ‌Vermont‌ ‌in‌ ‌1978‌ ‌with‌ ‌a‌ ‌BA‌ ‌in‌ ‌business‌ ‌and‌ ‌went‌ ‌on‌ ‌to‌ ‌receive‌ ‌his‌ ‌MBA‌ ‌from‌ ‌the‌ ‌University‌ ‌of‌ ‌Massachusetts.‌ He‌ ‌was‌ ‌employed‌ ‌for‌ ‌many‌ ‌years‌ ‌at‌ ‌Sensata‌ ‌Technologies,‌ ‌formerly‌ ‌Texas‌ ‌Instruments‌ ‌in‌ ‌Attleboro,‌ ‌Mass., as‌ ‌a‌ ‌financial‌ ‌analyst.‌

Bill‌ ‌had‌ ‌a‌ ‌love‌ ‌for‌ ‌the‌ ‌outdoors‌, including‌ ‌hiking‌ ‌the‌ ‌Grand‌ ‌Canyon‌ ‌rim-to-rim‌ ‌and‌ ‌bicycling.‌ ‌His‌ ‌hobby‌ ‌was‌ ‌carpentry‌ ‌and‌ ‌enjoyed‌ ‌working‌ ‌on‌ ‌his‌ ‌home‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌mountains.‌

In‌ ‌April,‌ ‌Bill‌ ‌and‌ ‌Lorna‌ ‌renewed‌ ‌their‌ ‌vows‌ ‌after‌ ‌18‌ ‌years‌ ‌of‌ ‌marriage,‌ ‌on‌ ‌the‌ ‌beach‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌Bahamas,‌ ‌surrounded‌ ‌by‌ ‌his‌ ‌“girls”‌ ‌and‌ ‌their‌ ‌family.‌ ‌Bill‌ ‌was‌ ‌a‌ ‌proud‌ ‌and‌ ‌loving‌ ‌dad‌ ‌to‌ ‌his‌ ‌four‌ ‌daughters‌ ‌and‌ ‌the‌ ‌best‌ ‌"Bubba," ‌as‌ ‌he‌ ‌became‌ ‌known‌ ‌as,‌ ‌to‌ ‌his‌ ‌four‌ ‌granddaughters.‌ ‌

Survivors‌ ‌include‌ ‌his‌ ‌wife,‌ ‌Lorna‌ ‌(Medeiros)‌ ‌Flynn; four‌ ‌daughters,‌ ‌Elizabeth‌ ‌Flynn‌ ‌Burton‌ (Michael)‌ ‌of‌ ‌Seekonk,‌ ‌Mass., ‌Kelly‌ ‌Flynn‌ ‌Wagner‌ ‌(Benjamin)‌ ‌of‌ ‌Attleboro,‌ ‌Mass., ‌Erin‌ ‌Marie‌ ‌Wittrock‌ ‌(Cory)‌ ‌of‌ ‌Alexandria,‌ ‌Va., ‌and Alicia‌ ‌Lynn‌ ‌Roberts‌ ‌(Dempsey)‌ ‌of‌ ‌Greer,‌ ‌S.C.‌; four‌ ‌granddaughters,‌ ‌Alexis‌ ‌Flynn‌ ‌Burton, Ava‌ ‌Marie‌ ‌Wittrock, Quinn‌ ‌Madeline‌ ‌Roberts‌ ‌and‌ ‌Reagan‌ ‌Lynn‌ ‌Roberts; four‌ ‌sisters‌ ‌and‌ ‌a‌ ‌brother,‌ ‌Anna‌ ‌Louise‌ ‌Flynn‌ ‌Doerle‌ ‌(Scott)‌ ‌of‌ ‌Williamstown,‌ ‌Mass., ‌Christina‌ ‌Madeline‌ ‌Powers‌ ‌(John)‌ ‌of‌ ‌Ashland,‌ ‌Mass., ‌Victoria‌ ‌Alicia‌ ‌Flynn‌ ‌of‌ ‌Williamstown,‌ ‌Mass., ‌Maria‌ ‌Eugenia‌ ‌Moody‌ ‌(Jeffrey)‌ ‌of‌ ‌Dalton,‌ ‌Mass., and ‌Nicholas‌ ‌Nagle‌ ‌Flynn‌ ‌of‌ ‌Williamstown,‌ ‌Mass.; ‌mother‌- ‌and‌ ‌father-in-laws,‌ ‌Madeline‌ ‌and‌ ‌Fernand‌ ‌Medeiros; brother-in-law‌ ‌Michael‌ ‌Medeiros; and nieces‌ ‌and‌ ‌nephews,‌ ‌Catherine‌ ‌Flynn‌ ‌(Godchild), ‌Madeline‌ ‌Gilmore, Michael‌ ‌Powers‌ ‌(Godchild), John‌ ‌Powers, Meghan‌ ‌Moody, Annie‌ ‌Flynn,‌ ‌Daniel‌ ‌Flynn‌ ‌and‌ ‌Caroline‌ ‌Flynn.‌ ‌

Funeral notice: Private‌ ‌services‌ ‌will‌ ‌take‌ ‌place‌ ‌at‌ ‌the‌ ‌family‌ ‌plot‌ ‌in‌ ‌Eastlawn‌ ‌Cemetery,‌ ‌Williamstown,‌ Mass.‌ ‌Donations‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌memory‌ ‌of‌ ‌William‌ ‌E.‌ ‌Flynn‌ ‌can‌ ‌be‌ ‌made‌ ‌to‌ ‌Pemi-Baker‌ ‌Community‌ ‌Health.‌ ‌‌‌ ‌or‌ ‌101‌ ‌Boulder‌ ‌Point‌ ‌Drive,‌ ‌Ste.‌ ‌3,‌ ‌Plymouth,‌ ‌NH,‌ ‌03264‌ . To add to the Book of Memories, please visit

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Nick, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your brother. Your family is in our prayers.
from: Maureen T Mooreon: 09-08-2019

Maria and Flynn family. There are no words to tell you how sorry we are to hear of the passing of your brother. May god bless you. Sending love and light
Cheri, Anthony, & Troy Baroli
from: Cheri Barolion: 09-08-2019

To Nick and Family, I am so sorry to hear of Bill's passing. He was such a great guy. Your family must be so lost. May he rest in peace and Heaven will gain another great man. Sincere Sympathy to all of the Flynn Family.
Love, Caroline George Martel
from: Caroline Martelon: 09-05-2019

My most heartfelt condolences to the Flynn family.
from: David Munroon: 09-04-2019

So sorry to hear of the passing of your brother.

Debbie Budz ONeil
from: on: 09-03-2019

Very sorry for your loss Nick and family .

Jim Tworig
and family
from: on: 09-03-2019

Nick, Anne, Victoria, Marie and family, My heart felt condolences and prayers and with each of you during this time. May the peace and comfort of Jesus Christ be with each of you.

from: Bill Fix Jron: 09-03-2019

To the Flynn Family, So sorry to hear about your brother's passing. My sympathy to all the family.
from: Evelyn Sullivanon: 09-03-2019

Thinking of all of you. There are no books written.......Linda Perry (Collyer)
from: Linda Perryon: 09-03-2019

Dear Nick and all the wonderful Flynn family🙏 Iím saddened to hear of Billyís early in life passing. May his soul Rest In Peace , and May all the family honor him daily with kindness and a smile to all😊. Iíll never forget the extremely competitive 880 race we ran against each other in high school, with Billy, Jamie S. and myself each crossing the finish line in a tie in a very fast race. God bless 🙏
from: David Lipinskion: 09-03-2019

To Nick and Family, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your brother. Nick we will keep you and your family in our prayers.
from: Marty Alvarezon: 09-03-2019

Deepest sympathies, Nick and family, from entire Grennon family. Remember Bill fondly as part of the track and cross country team.
from: Michele Grennon on: 09-03-2019

I am saddened by the loss of Billy. He was the sweetest and most loved member of our high school class. Always kind and respectful. He will be missed by all who knew him.
from: Alan George on: 09-02-2019

To the Flynn Family.. my deepest condolences 😰 Nick we will keep you and your family in our prayers.. Bill was such a great and outstanding guy . So deeply sadden for your family
from: John leonesioon: 09-02-2019

My deepest condolences to Billy's family. He was a HS classmate, in the class of 1973. Fond memories of the Flynn family at school, church and in scouts.
from: Deborah Gamarion: 09-02-2019

Please accept my sincere condolences.
from: Carl Villanuevaon: 09-02-2019

Nick & Family, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your brother. Please know that I am thinking of you and your family at this very difficult time. May he Rest In Peace.

Tammy Picard-Vallee
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