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William Richard (Billy) Flinn


RCN / C.A.F.


Born: 1942


Died: 04 Aug 2021, New Minas, Nova Scotia


FLINN, William Richard (Billy) - Age 79 of New Minas (formerly of Morden) passed away August 4, 2021. He was the son of the late Sadie and William Flinn, Sr. Bill was a dedicated member of the Royal Canadian Navy from 1959-1970, two years of which he served as a submariner. Since then, he had been employed throughout the valley until retiring in 1999. He was also an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion for many years. Billy was a loving Dad and knew how to make people smile. He is survived by his daughters Deborah Jones, Carrollynne Becker and Leisa Lutz; sons Ricky Flinn, Blair Flinn and John Becker; sisters Sharon Marceau, Carolyn Mederios, Irene Frontain; brothers Grant Flinn and Randall Flinn. He will also be greatly missed by his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends. In addition to his parents, Billy was predeceased by the love of his life Lois Becker; daughter Susan Oickle and brothers Doug Carty and Keith Flinn. Cremation has taken place. A Graveside service will be held on August 13, 2021 at 4:00 pm in the Aylesford Union Cemetery. Family Flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the organization of your choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, 34 Coldbrook Village Park Dr., Coldbrook, NS (Saltwire Network 12 Aug 2021)


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