Suzanne (Kenney) Flint, 73, of Shannock, RI passed peacefully on January 27, 2021.
A daughter of the late Walter and Gertrude (Paul) Kenney. She grew up in Hope Valley, RI and graduated from Chariho in 1965.
After graduating, she joined the military but was honorably discharged because of a knee injury.
She married Donald Flint on September 2, 1968 and enjoyed a long happy marriage until his passing in 2017.
Suzanne was a school bus driver for 20 years for the Chariho School District before becoming a secretary at Canonchet Cliffs II in Hope Valley while also working part time at CVS in Wyoming. She left Canonchet to work for the Olean Center in Westerly until 2014. She continued to work at CVS until retiring in 2016.
She leaves behind five children Dustin Flint of Hope Valley, Derek Flint (Enid) of Westerly, Dianne Anderson (David) of Richmond, Dawn Winters (Joel) of Charlestown and Donna Sunderland (Scott) of Hope Valley. She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren Josh Flint, Jaden Flint, Jefferey Flint, Jeremy Winters, Jonathon Winters, Kara Beth Anderson and Easton Sunderland. She will be watching from above when her two great grand daughters are born in 2021. She would never miss that!
She also leaves her sibling Paul Kenney (Gundi) of NY, Joanne Reynolds (Richard) of VT, Gary Kenney (Kathy) of OH, and Gayle Ashworth (Carl) of Hope Valley, RI. Several nieces and nephews and a special goddaughter Devon (Wilcox) O’Keefe of CT.
Her proudest achievement besides her family was becoming the first woman captain of the Hope Valley Ambulance where she saved many lives during her years as a volunteer EMT.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Matthews Wish, PO Box 42, Wyoming RI 02898 or Hope Valley Ambulance, PO Box 205 Hope Valley, RI 02832
A graveside service will be held at 11am on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at White Brook Cemetery, Pine Hill Rd. Richmond. Current COVID guidelines will be followed.
S.R. Avery Funeral Home, Hope Valley, RI will be assisting the family with arrangements.
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