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“I enjoyed working with Doris & EJ building his skiff's they were both wonderful people . My Prayers for the Family through these difficult days ...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Connie Sue Quave gueldner - LA

“As an LFT Rep, I worked with Doris on occasion. She was a brave and remarkable woman with vision and a dedication to justice for all. I am sorry for...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Yvonne Gordon (Correro) - VA

“Praying for peace for Mrs. Doris' loved ones during this difficult time. It was a pleasure to know her even if for a short time.- Katie Hotard ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Care Inc. - Hammond, LA

“So sorry for your loss and the loss of a longtime friend. Our prayers are with you. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Gordon Anderson - Hammond

“Sending sympathy and love. Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal. Joseph and Valerie Prier ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Valerie Prier - Hammond, LA

“I'm very sorry for your loss.Emile Zappula (Gasper & Josie Zappula's son) ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Emile Zappula - Huntsville, AL

“So sorry to hear of the passing of Doris. She was always so sweet. I know she will be missed. May God put his arms around her as she meets Him in...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Peggy Monistere Johnson - MO

Doris Marie Flanagan passed away on Friday, August 11, 2017, at the age of 76. She was born on Friday, April 11, 1941 in Hammond, Louisiana to the late Katherine Monistre and the late Herman Bignar. She was a resident of Hammond, Louisiana. She was the owner of B & F Sanitation, President of Tangipahoa Federation of Teachers, President of the American Legion Auxiliary, State Democratic Committee President, and was retired from the Tangipahoa Parish School System.

Doris is survived by her son, Jamie Flanagan; brother, Herman Bignar Jr. and his wife Pam; grandchildren, Ryan and Camryn Flanagan; and daughter-in-law, Jodi Martrain, mother of Ryan and Camryn.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Emile Flanagan, Jr.; parents Herman and Katherine Bignar; sisters, Emily Bankston and Bell Owens; and infant children Susan and John Flanagan.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation on Sunday, August 13, 2017 from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, Hammond. Visitation will continue at the funeral home on Monday, August 14, 2017 from 9:00 am until the service at 11:00 am.

Interment will follow at Rose Memorial Mausoleum.

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