Rosemary Flynn, nee, McWeeney, devoted wife of 52 years to the late James F. Flynn Sr. and cherished mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully Monday evening April 17, 2017 at St. Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport, CT. She was 81 years old. Rosemary was born in Waterbury to the late Francis and Catherine McWeeney, nee Geigle. A graduate of Waterbury Catholic High School, The University of Southern CT, and Fairfield University, she spent her professional life teaching elementary school grades in Waterbury and Wolcott, CT. She taught at Anderson School, East Farms School and Wakelee School. She is survived by her son, James F. Flynn, Jr. and his wife Carol (Lutsky) Flynn of Mashpee, MA; her son, Thomas M. Flynn and his wife Amelia (Emmons) Flynn, of Fairfield, CT and cherished grandchildren Meghan Kate Flynn, Thomas John Flynn, and Ryan James Flynn, all of Fairfield, CT. Rosemary also leaves many nieces and nephews and a special grand nephew, Drew McWeeney and special grand niece, Alicia McWeeney as well as a dear, close cousin, Josephine Fenn. In addition to her husband, Rosemary was predeceased by her brother, Francis M. McWeeney and his wife Eleanor (Baker) McWeeney; her brother, Rev. John W. McWeeney, M.S.; her brother, Charles T. McWeeney; and her sister, Catherine M. Phelan. On the Flynn side of the family, she was predeceased by her brothers and sisters-in-law, Edward J. Flynn and Phyllis Robertson Flynn; and Richard J. Sugden and Margaret M. Sugden. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, April 21 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Pius X Church, 525 Woodtick Rd. in Wolcott. Burial will follow in Edgewood Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. Please visit www.dellavecchiafh.com for online condolences and directions. Memorial contributions may be made to the Retirement Fund of LaSalette, 85 New Park Ave., Hartford, CT 06106.
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