Joan L. Flynn
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Newburyport - Joan L. Flynn, 64, died Sunday afternoon, December 1, 2019, at Brigham and Womens Hospital in Boston. She was born in Winchester, Mass., to the late Charles and Mary (Modica) Cardillo on May 9, 1955. She was raised and educated in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School. Following high school, she attended Northern Essex Community College where she graduated as a Dental Assistant. She continued her education at University of Massachusetts-Lowell graduating with a bachelor's of Physical Therapy. She was the owner/operator of Holistic Physical Therapy and Wellness in Newburyport until her passing.
Joan was a caring and loving individual who helped so many people in the Newburyport community over the past 30 years. She loved spending time with her family, especially her two grandsons. In addition, she enjoyed time with friends and traveling down to Pawleys Island in South Carolina.
Joan is survived by her husband Kevin Flynn of Newburyport; son, Hunter Flynn and his wife Jen of Newburyport; grandsons, Oliver and Henry; siblings, Charles Cardillo Jr. and his wife Rachel of Colo., and Janis Maines of N.Y.; nieces and nephews, Kimberly Poirier, Abigail and Sophia Maines, Matthew and Kristen Cardillo; as well as sister-in-law, Marilyn Poirier of S.C.
Family and friends may call on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Twomey, LeBlanc, & Conte Funeral Home, 193 High St., Newburyport, MA 01950. THERE IS NO LONGER ANY PARKING AVAILABLE BEHIND THE FUNERAL HOME PER ORDER OF THE CITY OF NEWBURYPORT. Services and burial will be private at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in memory of Joan Flynn to support cancer research and patient care at: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168 Boston, MA 02284, or via
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Published on December 9, 2019


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Nancy Rolli-Healy
Dec 11, 2019
So sorry to hear of your loss Kevin, Joan was a special woman. I can remember her walking down the aisle on your wedding day to "I only have eyes for you" and thought it was the coolest thing. Prayers extended to you and your family :(
Bonnie W. Mason
Dec 10, 2019
Joan was a wonderful friend to me as well as a talented and gifted physical therapist. I will miss her always.