Thomas D. Flanagan
Thomas D. Flanagan, 77, devoted husband of Patricia A. (Reynolds)
Flanagan, died Monday July 2, 2018 in his Ipswich home following his long
son of the late Thomas W. and Regina C. (McCurdy) Flanagan, he was raised
and Beverly, where he attended
Trade School graduating in
1958. During the Vietnam Era he served an enlistment in
the U.S. Marine Corps. For several years he was employed as a
machinist, most recently for over forty years he was employed as sales
executive with the Prudential Insurance Company. In retirement he very
much enjoyed his years sailing with friends in the
Caribbean, woodworking, various home projects and traveling in
his RV with his wife and dog “Tasha.” He will be remembered by many for
his wit and his many shared words of wisdom. He was a member
of the John T. Heard Masonic Lodge AF&AM
In addition to his wife Patricia he is survived by a son, Thomas J.
Flanagan and his wife Charlotte of CT; a daughter, Kristin H. Flanagan of
NH; a step daughter, Christine Matthews and her husband Wayne of Danvers;
five grandchildren, Ian, Noble and Honour Flanagan, and Adam and Jillian
Matthews, and two brothers, Michael F. Flanagan of FL and Edward L.
Flanagan of NV.
His funeral will be held 9 am Monday, July 9 from the Whittier-Porter
Funeral Home, 6 High St., Ipswich followed by the celebration of a Funeral
Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in Our Lady of Hope Church, Pineswamp
Rd., Ipswich. Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. Visiting hours
are Sunday 5 to 8 pm.
Interment with Military Honors will be held at a later date in the
Memorial contributions in his name may be made to the American Cancer
Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
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