Everett O. Flint, age 84, of Moira, passed away on Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Moira, on May 24, 1926 the son of the late Neil C Flint and Doris Orton Flint. Everett graduated from Moira High School in 1943 and from Canton Agricultural and Technical Institute on a war time accelerated two year program in 1944.
Mr. Flint served his country in the US Navy during WWII, having being discharged in 1946. Everett returned to Moira in 1946 and entered into business with his father at the Flint Funeral Home. He then attended Travelers Home Office Insurance School at Hartford, Conn and secured Life, Property, and Casualty insurance Licenses.
He then attended Simmons School of Embalming and Mortuary Science in Syracuse, graduating in 1948. In 1949 Flint Funeral Home in Brushton was opened and after the Death of his father, Everett ran both Funeral Home’s until he sold the business in April of 1995. He was Clerk/treasurer of the Brushton-Moira Central School for thirty years from 1952 to 1982 when he retired from that employment. He was secretary of the Moira Cemetery Assoc. for 12 years. He was a member of the Brushton-Moira American Legion Post #939, the Park United Methodist Church in Moira, and a former member of the Brushton-Moira Kiwanis Club.
Everett was united into marriage on June 26, 1950 to Theresa Delisle. The marriage ended in divorce. He later married Virginia Hubbard Brown on April 11, 1982.
Besides his loving wife Virginia, Everett is survived by his children, Robert and Susan Flint of Moira, James and Cyrece Flint of Ft. Collins TX, Thomas Flint of Conroe, TX, and Paula and Vilas Follett of Brushton; 10 grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and one great-granddaughter; step-children, James and Shannon Brown of Potsdam, Shawn and Lisa Brown of Malone, Lynanne Brown of AL, and Doris and William Girard of Windsor, Ontario; a sister, Pauline Holmes of Plattsburgh; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Everett was predeceased by his granddaughter, Alison Follett; and one brother-in-law, Raymond Holmes.
In his free time, Everett enjoyed collecting cars, trains, boating, antique cars and bowling.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, February 11, 2011 from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Alfred H. Fish and Rev. Charles Gardner co-officiating. Spring burial will take place in Moira Cemetery.
In Lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the Hospice of the North Country or the Moira Rescue. Arrangements are under the direction of the Flint Funeral home, Moira. Online condolences may be made at www.flintfuneralhomeny.com.