Passed away peacefully at the Leonard Florence Center for Living, in Chelsea, on July 17th. She was 94 years old. Family & friends are invited to attend a Memorial Funeral Mass on Tuesday, July 26th in the Immaculate Conception Church Revere at 12:00 p.m. Interment will follow immediately in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.
Born in Boston, she was the daughter of Henry J. “Harry” & Frances (McCarthy) Flynn. She was raised in Revere and attended Revere schools, graduating from Revere High School. She married Thomas A. Newhook and the couple settled in Dorchester, where she remained for over 60 years. A dedicated homemaker and wife, Marilyn also worked outside of the home at Old Mr. Boston distillery in Boston for many years. Her beloved husband, Thomas, passed away in July of 1999. Marilyn was a devout catholic and was dedicated to her large extended family. Her greatest joy and expression of her love was cooking and baking. She loved to cook for her family and was known for her unforgettable eggplant parmesan, coffee cake, hot fudge sauce and her delicious Christmas cookies, just to name a few. She will be remembered for her kindness and generosity. Marilyn was also an avid sports fan, especially dedicated to the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots.
She is the beloved wife of the late Thomas A. Newhook. Devoted daughter of the late Henry J. “Harry” & Frances (McCarthy) Flynn. Dear sister of Robert T. “Roddy” Flynn & his late wife Phyllis of Revere, Laurence “Larry” Flynn & his wife Linda of Naples, Florida and the late William “Billy” Flynn & his surviving wife Dorothy, the late Francis X. “Fran” Flynn & late wife Marna, the late John “Jack” & late wife Helen, the late Charles “Charlie” & late wife Mildred, the late Henry J. “Harry” & late wife Rita, the late Geraldine F. Scigliano & her surviving husband Robert of Nahant, the late Eugene “Gus” & late wife Pat and the late Joan Tsiumis & late husband John. Cherished aunt of the late Jay Tsiumis & Joan Kitsis and also lovingly survived by many adoring & proud nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.