Mrs. Emma Collins Flinn, 79, widow of William R. Flinn, formerly of Newport, died at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. James T. Challenger on West Sixth St., shortly after 7 a.m. today [August 23, 1929].  She had been suffering from complications due to age for the past three weeks.

She was born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Collins.  She was a member of the New Castle M. E. Church and had made her home with Mr. and Mrs. Challenger for the past 19 years.

Mrs. Flinn is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Edna Flinn Challenger, two sons, Ralph J. Flinn, Philadelphia, Raymond Flinn, Elizabeth, N. J. and six grandchildren.  Funeral arrangements have not yet been completed.

Contributed by:  Shelli Steedman