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Margaret H. Flynn

FALLS VILLAGE — Margaret H. Flynn, 84, passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 28, 2011, surrounded by her immediate family.She was the second-youngest daughter of Ruth (Cleaveland) and Joseph Hanlon. “Peg” to her friends, she was a native of Falls Village and a longtime teacher of earlier grades, especially kindergarten. A 1949 graduate of St. Joseph’s College in West Hartford, Conn., she married Peter J. Flynn, a Salisbury native and a World War II veteran, in 1956. Mrs. Flynn taught at local schools, including Sharon, Salisbury, Cornwall and, finally, Falls Village, where she was the kindergarten teacher for several years. Upon her retirement, she devoted time to the garden she loved; to her favorite sport, swimming; and to volunteering in the town, including at the polls on Election Day and for many years at the Hunt Library.Survivors include her husband; a son, Peter; a daughter, Kathleen; one granddaughter; four siblings; and many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Lakeville, with burial to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be held at the Kenny Funeral Home in Sharon from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21. Memorial donations may be made to the Salisbury Visiting Nurse Association Hospice, 30A Salmon Kill Road, Salisbury, CT 06068.

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