Mary R. Flanagan
Mary R. Flanagan
  • December 2, 1922 - August 13, 2017
  • Fall River, Massachusetts

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Mary R. (Boardman) Flanagan, age 94, of Fall River, passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017 at the Fall River Jewish Home. She was the wife of the late George E. Flanagan.

Born in Fall River, a daughter of the late Joseph T. and Mary Etta (Dougherty) Boardman, she was a lifelong resident of the city.

A graduate of B.M.C. Durfee High School, class of 1940, she and her husband owned and operated George E. Flanagan Plumbing and Heating.

She is survived by two sons, George J. Flanagan and his wife Maureen of Swansea, Robert H. Flanagan and James Ridgeway of Denver, CO; two daughters, Joan Majcher and her husband David of Jacksonville, FL, Nancy M. Flanagan of St. Croix; one brother Joseph Boardman of Pawtucket, RI; one sister, Eunice Simmons of Bridgewater, MA; eight grandchildren, Lynne Chisholm and her husband Dan, Greg Flanagan, David Majcher, Kristen Boudreaux and her husband David, and Lauren Majcher, Erin Hagens, Leslie and Andy Feldman; four great-grandchildren, Mark, Michael and Amanda Chisholm and Noelle Hagens and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Arline White, Edward Boardman, Rita Perrault, Pheobe Lyons, and George Boardman.

The family would like to thank the staff at the Fall River Jewish Home for the kindness and compassion given to Mary in her final days.

Her Funeral will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 8:00AM from the Waring-Sullivan Home at Cherry Place, 178 Winter St., Fall River, followed by a Funeral Mass at 9:00AM in Holy Name Church, 709 Hanover St., Fall River, followed by burial in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Fall River. Visiting hours Tuesday from 5:00 to 8:00PM.