Patricia Flynn

Obituary of Patricia Flynn

STERLING-Patricia Elizabeth Flynn , 90, of Sterling, died, Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at her home.

     Patricia was born January 16, 1928 in Chicago, the daughter of John D. and Mary (Foley) McCarthy. She graduated St. Anthony School of Nursing, Rockford in 1948. She married Thomas E. Flynn M.D. in 1952 and they moved to Sterling in 1956.

    She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Sterling, where she was a member of the Altar and Rosary. She served on parish council and taught religious education programs. She was a girl scout leader, volunteered in the Red Cross Bloodmobile and Hospice.

    Patricia enjoyed her children, grandchildren and family, quilting and traveling.

    Survivors include her husband, Thomas E. Flynn, M.D.of Sterling; children, Thomas (Suzanne) of Lubbock, TX, Dennis (Rita) of Elgin, James (Sheryl) of Austin TX, Eileen (Scott) Wolber of Sterling and Mary Catherine (Ron) Curtis of Shorewood, WI; one sister JoAnne Lindsey; son-in-law Andrew Feltham; and fourteen grandchildren.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter Margaret Feltham, brother Michael McCarthy, and sister Mary McCarthy.

    Mass of the Christian Burial will be 9:30AM Saturday September 8, 2018 at St. Mary’s Church in Sterling. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.  Visitation will be 4-7 Friday September 7, 2018 at Schilling Funeral Home & Cremation, in Sterling.

    A memorial has been established to St. Mary’s School, and CGH Foundation.

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