John P. Flynn

John P. (Jack) Flynn, 91, of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, formerly of Blauvelt, NY, passed away on Friday, November 24, 2023. Born in Jersey City, NJ on November 18, 1932 to Margaret (nee Mackin, Armagh, Ireland) and Patrick (Roscommon, Ireland).  Husband of Agnes B. (nee Healy) for 67 years.  Survived by brothers James and Patrick.  Predeceased by brother Michael. Cherished father of Margaret Johnson and husband Timothy, John Flynn and wife Patricia (McGrail), Kevin Flynn and wife Tania (Wanderley), Patricia Doyle and husband Timothy, Theresa Krell and husband Steven, Maureen Flynn, and daughter-in-law Elizabeth (Civan) Flynn. Proud grandfather of Bridget Johnson, Caitlin Johnson, Michael Flynn and wife Tiffany (Bentley), Robert Flynn and wife Amy (Rowland), Daniel Flynn, Christopher Flynn, Brian Doyle, Kelly Doyle-Crossman and husband Stephen, Steven Krell, John Krell and Patrick Krell. Adored great-grandfather of Eamon Flynn, Eoghan Flynn, Grace Flynn, Helene Flynn and Ellie Flynn.

John was a survivor of both the South Bronx (St. Jerome’s Parish) and the Korean War where he defended our country at the otherwise tender age of 17. He was a proud member of theNYPD and then the FDNY for 34 years, and for almost 20 years served as the Captain of his beloved Ladder Company 34 (“Where Harlem Reaches the Heights”). He was a parishioner of St. Catharine’s RC Church, Blauvelt, NY and St. Patrick’s Church, Palm Beach Gardens, Fl.  The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Jupiter Medical Center and Trustbridge Hospice.

Visiting hours are Sunday, December 3, 2023 from 2-6 PM.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Catharine’s RC Church, Blauvelt on Monday, December 4, at 11 AM.  Burial to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.


  1. God Bless the Flynn family and comfort you during your loss.
    I remember fondly the memories of getting together with all our cousins in NY.
    The storytelling and laughter remains with me and always makes me smile.
    May Jack find eternal peace in the Lord’s loving embrace.

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