Charles R. Flynn Jr., 51, engineering firm...

November 01, 1999

Charles R. Flynn Jr., 51, engineering firm executive

Charles R. Flynn Jr., an executive at a Hunt Valley engineering firm, died Wednesday of a heart attack at York (Pa.) Hospital. He was 51 and lived in New Freedom, Pa.

He was senior vice president at EA Engineering Science and Technology. He had worked there for 24 years and helped it establish a national client base.

Born in Weymouth, Mass., he was a graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada. He moved to Baltimore in 1969 to enroll in the Johns Hopkins University's Whiting School of Engineering, where he received his doctorate in environmental engineering.

He moved to New Freedom in 1985 and was a past member of the New Freedom Planning Commission. He was on the New Freedom Board of Governors at his death.

Mr. Flynn was president of the York Catholic Music Association, York Catholic High School.

Services were held Saturday.

He is survived by his wife of 27 years, the former Ann McNulty; four sons, Charles R. Flynn III of Ocean City, John M. Flynn of Philadelphia, Kevin M. Flynn and Brian A. Flynn, both of New Freedom; two brothers, Norbert Flynn of Southlake, Texas, and James Flynn of Atlanta; a sister, Maureen Watkins of South Weymouth, Mass.; and his father, Charles R. Flynn Sr. of Warner Robins, Ga.

Patricia Jean Nichols, 45, data entry clerk

Patricia Jean Nichols, a retired data entry clerk, died Friday at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center in Baltimore after a long illness. She was 45.

The former Patricia Chamber lin was born in Durango, Colo., and graduated in 1972 from Buckeye Union High School in Buckeye, Ariz.

She moved to the Baltimore area after marrying Michael Nichols in 1982. For the past 10 years, the Nichols lived in Cockeysville.

Mrs. Nichols had an extensive collection of teddy bears, numbering 300 at the time of her death. She also enjoyed needlecraft.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Lemmon Funeral Home of the Dulaney Valley Inc., 10 W. Padonia Road, Timonium.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Nichols is survived by four brothers, Gerald E. Chamberlin of Flagstaff, Ariz., Paul B. Chamberlin of Cedar City, Utah, and Hugh B. Chamberlin and Michael A. Chamberlin, both of Las Vegas; and a sister, Pamela R. Chamberlin of Hernando, Fla.

Dorothy K. Linzey, 86, poet, secretary

Dorothy K. Linzey, a genealogist and poet who wrote the school song for Hazelwood Elementary School, died Saturday of complications from a stroke. She was 86 and lived at Oak Crest Village in Parkville.

Mrs. Linzey began writing verse in high school, and later published her works in local newspapers and magazines. She wrote the school song for Hazelwood when it opened in 1957, and finished her autobiography, "Story of My Life," two years ago.

Born Dorothy Katherine Billingsley in a log cabin in Gardenville, she graduated from Eastern High School in 1929 at age 15. She completed two years at Western Maryland College, attended Strayer's Business College and worked briefly as a secretary.

In 1934, she married Charles Herbert Linzey. The couple lived for 53 years on Hamilton Avenue in Gardenville.

She was a longtime member of Gatch Memorial United Methodist Church in Overlea, where she and her husband were Red Cross volunteers. The couple also published the genealogy of the Billingsley and Linzey families.

A few years after her husband's death in 1987, Mrs. Linzey moved to Charlestown, the Catonsville retirement community. After a stroke in 1997, she moved to Oak Crest Village retirement community.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Gatch Memorial, 5738 Belair Road.

Mrs. Linzey is survived by a son, Donald W. Linzey of Blacksburg, Va.; a daughter, June L. Bond of Baltimore; a brother, Melville K. Billingsley of Timonium; and two grandsons.

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