Dennis Alan Flynn

Dennis Alan Flynn, 71, of Hinsdale, formerly of Poland, Ohio, passed away May 25, 2022, with his family at his side.

Dennis was a 1969 graduate of Poland Seminary High School. While he attended Youngstown State University, he was the youngest bus driver for the Poland schools. In 1973, he graduated from Youngstown State University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and accounting. After graduation, Dennis moved to Chicago and became vice president of Great Western Steel. He then met his wife, Pamela Piller, and they were married for 35 years. Dennis finished out his career as a vice-president of human resources at Tri-Western Metals Co.

He is survived by his wife, Pamela Flynn, née Piller; his children, Shea and Shannon Flynn; his mother, Beverly Flynn; his brother, Mark Flynn; his nieces, Loren (Jon) and MacKenzie (Joel); his great-nieces and -nephews, Flynn, Henri and Vivienne; his uncle, Bob Vevle; and his cousin, Randy Vevle.

He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur Flynn; and his aunt, Ardis Vevle.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hansen Center/Gateway Special Recreation Association, 15W341 59th St., Burr Ridge, IL. 60527 or online at

Sullivan Funeral Home Hinsdale handled the arrangements.