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“She was a customer of mine at the Cheese Chalet. Always warm and friendly even through her illness. She always had such kind words. Will miss her...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Betty Dudzinksky - Wilmington, DE

“Dear Phil,I always think of Dottie as a cheerful, congenial, enthusiastic companion. Maurice and I will miss the occasions on which we would see you...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Marguerite Thew - Wilmington, DE

“Dear Phil,I've just learned of the loss of your beloved Dotty. While I did not know her, I do know you and it was always apparent that you loved her...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Larry Bryce - Wilmington, DE

“I just wanted to send a note to say that it was such a pleasure knowing and working with Dottie as a volunteer at the Hellen Graham Center. She will...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Larry Apostal - Newark, DE

“So sorry for your loss!! Dottie was such a sweet and kind person. Will miss seeing her!! ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: linda edwards - Landenberg, PA

“Kelly, Nancy, and I are truly saddened to learn of Dottie's passing. We'll always remember how easily she smiled and how interested she was in...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Jay Mahanna - Newark, DE

“Carl and I will always remember Dottie's wit and fund of humor. One evening we were having a glass of wine in Phil and Dottie's living room, which...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Susan Goodman - Kittery Point, ME

“Condoléances sorry for loss ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Fatima Sow - Sycamore Drive

“Dear Phil,Norma and I are at our camp in Maine for the summer. I read of Dottie's death in DE Obituaries on-line. We are so sorry to learn of her...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Dearest Phil, Cas and I are so very sad to hear about Dottie, we both adored her. We often think about.you and remember our wonderful get together in...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Liz and Cas Anolick - Evanston, IL

“Dottie was a wonderful friend. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Our condolences to Phil and the family. Sincerely, Nancy and Bob. ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Nancy and Bob Rothman - Newark, DE

“My sincere condolences to you, Phil, and to your family. I am so sorry for your loss. ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Margaret Gutteridge - Friend

“I am so very sorry, Phil. My sympathy to you and all your family.Kathy Hays ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Kathleen Hays

“Dotty was an absolute joy ! She always made my day brighter with her beautiful smile and quick wit. I thank her for all her years of service at the...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Dotty was a SHINING LIGHT at every encounter with her. We send our sincere sympathy to Phil and the family at this time. Mary lou & Chet ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Chet & Mary lou McCabe - PA


Dorothy C. Flynn, born 1939, died of cancer on June 13, 2017.

Dotty, the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Earl Chambers, grew up in Baltimore, MD. She is survived by Philip, her husband of 53 years. Three children also survive her: Joslyn (Mrs. Stephen) Hills, of Chevy Chase, MD., Keating (Mrs. Joseph) Johnson of Princeton, NJ, and Philip M. Flynn and (Jennifer Flynn) of Philadelphia, PA, and 6 grandchildren: Molly, Will and Ben Johnson; Annie and James Hills, and Charlotte Flynn.

Dotty graduated from Manhattanville College in Purchase, NY. After her marriage she became a Guide at Winterthur Museum for 10 years and then worked in the Development Office at University of Delaware for the College of Arts and Science. She later served as Development Director for the Delaware Symphony. She has volunteered at Christiana Care Hospital for many years as a member of the Junior Board and as a Trustee.

Burial will be private. There will be no funeral service according to her strong wishes. In Lieu of Gifts and in memory of Dorothy, please send donations to the Helen Graham Cancer Center, c/o Dr. Nicholas Petrelli.