Mary L. Flynn
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Peabody - Mary L Flynn, 74, of Peabody, Mass. passed on February 11, 2020, at the home of her sister and brother-in law, Jane and Paul Benson, after an intermittent courageous battle with cancer for the past 25 years. She was the loving wife and soulmate of the late Errol R. Flynn, with whom she shared many special moments photographing wildlife and nature.
Mary was the daughter of the late John and Louise Arathuzik. She was raised and educated in Peabody, later living in Tucson, Ariz. and Jay, Maine. She worked at various banks in Peabody and Tucson, retiring from V.I.P., INC of Auburn, Maine due to her illness.
She was an avid book reader and made wonderful cross stitch projects. She will be dearly missed.
Mary is survived by her two brothers, John Arathuzik and wife Dorothy of Topsfield, Mass., James Arathuzik and wife Dorrine of Salem, N.H.; her three sisters, Patrica Ann Arathuzik of Maryknoll, N.Y., Anne Marie Murphy and husband Daniel of Peabody, Mass., and Jane Benson and husband Paul of Peabody; as well as nine wonderful nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her late husband Bert Chase and infant daughter, Regina Marie Chase.
Mary's family would like to thank the staff at Care Dimensions in Danvers, Mass.; with special thanks to Erin, Deb, Dale, and Cindy for the outstanding care given to Mary these past few months. Thank you to the North Shore Elder Services of Danvers for helping us in our time of need.
At Mary's request, there will be no services. The Cuffe McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple Street, Lynn MA is assisting with arrangements. To share a memory or offer online condolences please visit
Published on February 17, 2020


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Cindy Rice
Feb 17, 2020
So sorry about your loss.Mary will be missed.My sympathy to her family.
Charlotte Schilling
Feb 17, 2020
John and Dorothy, my thoughts and prayers are with you and for you sister. Know that she is now resting comfortably in God's hands.
Charlotte Schilling