Mary Ernestine Jordan Flynn

RUMFORD—Mary Ernestine Jordan Flynn, 79, of Rumford Center died Saturday, May 1, 2010, of Alzheimer’s disease at the Rumford Community Home, Rumford with her loving family by her side. She was born Dec. 11, 1930, at Waltham, the fourth child of Elliot and Marguerite (Bunker) Jordan.


Mary graduated from Ellsworth High School in 1949. She worked as a store clerk at the Waltham General Store, and Richardson’s General Store, Rumford Center. Mary enjoyed gardening, canning, cooking, swimming and time with her family. She was married July 8, 1950, in Ellsworth to Edward F. Flynn.

Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Edward of Rumford Center; daughters, Sharon Farnum and husband, James, of Tampa, Fla., Vicki Bustamante and husband, Carlos, of Rumford Center; sons, Edward E. Flynn and the late Diane Reichert of Gorham, N.H., Gregory Flynn and wife, Caroline, of Mexico, Randall Flynn of Derry, N.H., and Terrance Flynn of Rumford Center; sisters, Madalyn Jordan of Hulls Cove, Gloria Johnson and companion, Ron Gregory of Why, Ariz.; brothers, Thomas Jordan Sr. and wife, Sandra, of Waltham, Marshall Jordan and wife, Patsy, of Waltham, Philip Jordan and wife, Joan, of Frankfort, R. Dale Jordan and companion, Jean Crockett of Eastbrook and Ellsworth; 10 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents; a sister, Pauline Wilcox; brothers Harvey, Russell, and James Jordan; and also a granddaughter Bridgetta Mary Flynn.

The Flynn family wishes to express their gratitude and thanks for the excellent care she received while a resident of the Rumford Community Home, especially from the staff of the North Wing.

There are no calling hours, but friends are invited to attend a funeral service 10 a.m. Thursday, May 6, 2010, at the Meader & Son Funeral Home, 3 Franklin St., Rumford, with Pastor David Wilhoite officiating. In lieu of flowers, please contribute in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Unit, c/o Rumford Community Home, No. 11, J.F.K. Lane, Rumford, ME 04276. Signing of the guest book, condolences and memories may be shared online at

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