Sr. Mary Jovita Flynn, mfic

Sr. Mary Jovita Flynn, mfic, of Newton, a beloved member of the Missionary Franciscan Sisters for 79 years, died at Saint Patrick’s Manor, Framingham, Monday October 7, 2013. Loving daughter of the late Declan and Mary (Lehane) Flynn, sister of the late Alice Flynn, aunt of Joan Dwyer of Ireland and cousin of James Flynn of Belmont. Also survived by her Missionary Franciscan sisters and many friends.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Mount Alvernia Convent Chapel, 790 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02458, Wednesday, October 9 at 10:00 AM. A visiting hour will be held prior to the Mass, 9:00-10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Donations in Sr. Mary Jovita’s memory may be sent to the Franciscan Sisters Retirement Fund, at the address listed above.