Betty "Jean"  Flynn
Died: Sep 4, 2014
 Betty “Jean” Flynn, 83, of Hackettstown, N.J. and formerly of Pine Brook, N.J. died Thursday, September 4, 2014 at Hackettstown Regional Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.  Born in Swainsboro, GA on July 16, 1931, Jean was the daughter of the late Frederick H.  and Carrie (Lively) Coleman.

Mrs. Flynn has lived in the Hackettstown area for the past seven years coming from Pine Brook where she and her late husband, Joseph Flynn, raised their family.  Jean enjoyed living in Hackettstown where she and her friends would regularly gather in the neighborhood gazebo sharing stories, playing cards and laughter.  Always active in her community, Jean was a former member of the Pine Brook Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and bowled in various leagues with her late husband, Joseph. In Hackettstown and formerly Montville, NJ, Jean was active in the local Senior Nutrition Center and was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Hackettstown, NJ.

Mrs. Flynn is survived by her son, Patrick Flynn of Mansfield Twp., NJ; a daughter, Cindy Reynolds and her husband Glenn of Hackettstown. Six devoted Grandchildren and five loving Great Grandchildren. She was predeceased by her daughter in law, Dawn Flynn in 2011 and was the last surviving sibling of six brothers & sisters.  Ultimately, Jean had no “friends” as she thought of and treated everyone around her as family…

Viewing hours will be on Monday, 9-8-14 at the Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High St., Hackettstown, NJ from 2-4 & 6-8pm. Funeral services will be Tuesday, 10AM at Trinity United Methodist Church, 216  Main St. in Hackettstown. There is ample parking in the back of the church. Following services burial will be in the Montville Reform Church Cemetery, Montville, NJ.

In Lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Hackettstown Senior Nutrition Center, 293 Main St., Hackettstown, NJ, 07840. Online condolences may be sent to


Betty Van Houten
September 11th, 2014 7:05 pm
To Jeans family, I am terribly sorry your Mom and grandmom and great grandmom is gone. I use to work at the Senior center 6, 7 years ago and I met Jean then. She was a very beautiful and loving lady and I am only sorry that I lost touch with her. She use to buy Avon from me to help me out. I am deeply sorry. Betty Van Houten
Carol E. Miller
September 9th, 2014 7:54 pm
My mother and I were so sorry to hear of Jean's passing. She was my mother's neighbor and was so kind to her. She will be missed. I'm glad we got the opportunity to know her. Deepest sympathy to her family.
Nancy Luteran
September 7th, 2014 11:04 am
To The Flynn Family: So sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed being with Jean as she was such a positive person. She was always a joy to be around. I will miss her. Sincerely, Nancy Luteran
Joy and Lester Snyder, Sr.
September 6th, 2014 12:10 pm
We are so saddened to learn of the passing of Jean. We became friends when she would come with the group to the Legion each week for their Friday night dinners. One of the sweetest people you could ever meet. Our Sincere Sympathy to the Flynn family. Joy and Les Snyder
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