Robert J. Flanagan
NEW YORK Robert J. Flanagan, 79, of Howard Beach, New York, passed away Saturday, January 2, 2016, at Spring Creek Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.
A son of the late Jack and the late Mary (Norton) Flanagan, he was born October 25, 1936, in Lowell, and was educated in the local schools, graduating from Lowell High School. He then attended St. Michael College in Vermont before attending Eastern Aerotech School, receiving a degree in Airplane Mechanics.
Before his retirement, he worked for many years with Pan American World Airways.
His survivors include his daughter, Colleen Karikas and her husband, Peter of Garden City, NY; his grandchildren, John Karikas, Zoe Karikas, Elias Karikas, and Mia Karikas all of Garden City, NY; and his cousin, Linda Allard of Seabrook, NH.
YOU ARE INVITED TO HIS CALLING HOURS 9 UNTIL 10 A.M. ON FRIDAY MORNING, AT THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL 978-458-6816. HIS FUNERAL MASS WILL BE OFFERED AT IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH, 144 EAST MERRIMACK ST., LOWELL AT 11 A.M.. BURIAL IN ST. MARY CEMETERY, TEWKSBURY. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, DONATIONS IN HIS NAME MAY BE MADE TO THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH-RESTORATION FUND, 144 EAST MERRIMACK ST., LOWELL, MA 01852.