Richard Dale “Dick” Flinn, 91, formerly of Saxonburg, passed away on April 12, 2021 at his home in Stafford, Virginia surrounded by family.
He was born in Pittsburgh on October 20, 1929, to the late Thomas Flinn and Rose Shay and moved with his family to Kremis, Pennsylvania as a boy. Dick was preceded in death by his wife Rita whom he married on April 19, 1949 in Greenville. His Stepfather, Russel Shay, preceded him in death. He had three brothers, James Shay, Robert Flinn, and Donald Flinn; and two sisters Lois Brzczinski, and Laura Lafon who also preceded him in death.
Dick was dedicated to his faith and his family. He was a member of Holy Sepulcher Catholic Church, where he served in many roles to include Church Council Member, CCD and RCIA Teacher, Commentator, and Eucharistic Minister. He also served shut-ins as a Eucharistic Minister, volunteered for many years at the Transfiguration House of Prayer, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. Dick retired from the Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad as a Signal Maintainer.
Surviving are his daughters: Louanna (Stan) Sowa of Pawleys Island, SC, Victoria (Gene) Flinn-Rowe of Butler, and Kelly (Dave) Huselton of Fleming Island, FL; two sons: Richard D. (Kathleen) Flinn Jr. Mechanicsburg, PA, and Shawn (Catherine) Flinn, of Stafford, VA.
Richard is also survived by 12 Grandchildren and 16 Great Grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:00 am, Saturday, April 17th, at Holy Sepulcher Church, 1304 E. Cruikshank Road, Butler, Pa. 16002.
Interment will follow at Saint Mary of the Assumption, 821 Herman Road, Butler, Pa. 16002 (Private graveside service - family only).
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, 1501 Reedsdale Street, Suite 3003, Pittsburgh, PA 15233.
Arrangements by the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler.
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