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Margaret "Pat" (Sinnett) Flynn

April 3, 1920 ~ February 9, 2020 (age 99)


Margaret Patricia “Pat” Flynn, 99, of Rock Island, passed away Sunday February 9, 2020 at her home, surrounded by her family.

Funeral Mass will be 10am Thursday at St. Pius X Catholic Church, Rock Island. Visitation will be from 4:30 to 7:00pm Wednesday at Wheelan Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Rock Island. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to St. Pius X Catholic Church.

Pat was born on April 3, 1920 in Rock Island, the daughter of Thomas P. and Jeanette (Conaghan) Sinnett. She married Dan J. Flynn on May 29, 1948 in the former St. Joseph Catholic Church, Rock Island.

She was a graduate of Northwestern University and later served as a nurse with the Red Cross during World War II and following the war in Germany. Pat was a member of St. Pius Church, Visiting Nurses Association, Auxiliary Board of the former Franciscan Hospital and active in the Art Guild. She loved golfing and tennis, playing Bridge, painting and needle point.

Survivors include her children, Matt (Patti) Flynn, Larkspur, CO., Kate (Don) Worden, Bettendorf, Tom (Annie Byrd) Flynn, Rock Island, John (Becky) Flynn, Moline; 8 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dan; parents, Thomas and Jeanette; sister, Mary.

Margaret’s family would like to thank Unity Point Hospice and Lighthouse Homecare Caregivers for all their compassion, friendship and skilled assistance.


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February 12, 2020

4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory
3030 - 7th Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201

Funeral Mass
February 13, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Pius X Catholic Church (Rock Island)

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