Flynn, Joseph, Age: 82, Holmdel

November 22, 2017
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Joseph Flynn, 82, of Holmdel, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 6 at Madison Center in Old Bridge. Joseph was born on March 15, 1935 in Jersey City, where he grew up. On August 14, 1976, Joseph and his wife, Christine, were married at began their life together in Jersey City. In 1979, they moved to North Plainfield and 20 years ago, settled in Holmdel. As a teenager, Joseph began working for Western Union delivering telegrams, and into adulthood, stayed with the company in higher positions for 25 years. After working with Western Union, he continued his career with AT&T in their Security Department before retirement.

He was predeceased by his parents, Bartholomew and Julia (Kane) Flynn. Joseph is survived by his beloved and devoted wife of 41 years, Christine (Palumbo) Flynn; his dear sister-in-law, Paulette Palumbo; and his cherished cousin, William Smith.

Memorial donations may be made in loving memory of Joseph to the Alzheimer’s Association at or The Well Spouse Association at For information or to send condolences to the family, please visit

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