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“You could not find a sweeter, kinder lady. Around 50 years ago, I was given a lovely ring by one of her sons. I was at the Paul home one evening and...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Carol O'Brien - Hudson, FL

“Nana was the best person in my life. I loved her. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Brian Harrington - Columbia, SC

“Thank you Nana. You were the best person in the family. I'll pray for you every night. Your loving grandson Brian. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Brian Harrington - Columbia, SC

“I am sorry to hear about the passing of your dear mother.My condolences to all the family. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Edward Paul - Port ST. Lucie, FL

“Our eldest American cousin has left our midst and I pray for blessings of good memories for you, her family! The Flynn relatives have always been...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Sr. Gemma Dunn - Family

“Cousin Marion always reminded me (with a pat on the hand) that we had to stick together as she was the oldest and I the youngest cousin. She loved...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Francie Dunn MacDougall

“Sorry to learn of Marion passing. The last of the Flynn 1st cousins connected to PEI. May God bless you all ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Cletus and Linda Dunn - Family

“So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Ken & Sharon Dunn - Family

“sorry to hear of Marion's passing. (first cousin) ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: joey & carol dunn - Stratford

PEABODY - Mrs. Marion J. (Flynn) Paul, 91, of Peabody, beloved wife of the late William Paul passed away on October 28, 2016 at the Rosewood Nursing and Rehab in Peabody surrounded by her family.

Born in Lynn, Marion was the daughter of the late Patrick W. and Bernedette (Dunn) Flynn. Raised and educated in Danvers, she was a graduate of Danvers High School.

Mrs. Paul had been employed as a Manager with Kmart Stores for several years.

Dedicated to the success of young women, Mrs. Paul provided her guidance as a Girl Scout Leader for many years. She was an avid reader and was a member of the Musketeers Drum Corp. A dedicated and loyal Boston Red Sox fan, Marion watched games nightly from her home and loved attending her yearly game at Fenway Park to cheer on her beloved Sox.

A devoted and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Marion's greatest pride was her family. She had a love of animals especially her cat KiKi. She will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her.

Marion is survived by her sons, Lawrence "Larry" Paul and his wife Josephine of Gloucester, Bruce Paul of Peabody and John "Jack" Paul of Peabody, her son-in-law, Michael Harrington of Methuen, her 8 grandchildren, Scott, Kevin, Brian, David, Mike, Lauren, Chris and Lisa, her 6 great-grandchildren, Michael, Benjamin, Christopher, Michael, Jordin and her dear Athena. In addition to her husband William, she was pre-deceased by her daughter, Patricia Harrington and her siblings Frank, Louis and Rita Flynn and Ruth Sabino. She was also the grandmother of the late Jeffrey and Andrew Paul.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral service which will be held in the Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St., (Rte. 62) Danvers, on Tuesday, Nov. 1st at 11 A.M.. Burial in Annunciation Cemetery, Danvers. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Marion's memory to Jimmy Fund C/O Dana Farber Cancer Center, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 . To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit