William R. Flinn III, 65, of 25 N. Centre St., died Friday [December 6, 1974] in Cooper Hospital, Camden, after a short illness.

He was an English teacher, principal of Merchantville High School and superintendent of both the high school and Merchantville Elementary School before retiring in 1971.

Mr. Flinn is survived by a sister, Mabel A. Flinn of Philadelphia, PA.  He never married.  Services will be tomorrow morning at 11 at Trinity United Methodist Church, Maple and Chapel Aves., Merchantville.  Friends may call tonight at the Stephenson Funeral Home, 33 W. Maple Ave., Merchantville.  Interment will be in St. James Cemetery, Newport, Del.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that contributions be made to the Camden County Heart Association, 726 Cooper St., Camden.

Contributed by:  Shelli Steedman