Joseph Flanagan

Joseph Patrick Flanagan

July 17, 1928 - October 4, 2020
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Joseph Patrick Flanagan of Newburyport passed away peacefully on October 4, 2020 at the age of 92. A native of Lowell, Joe enlisted in the U.S. Navy after attending Lowell High School and traveled to ports of call throughout the Mediterranean region. Following his honorable discharge, Joe worked many years as a machine operator in Lowell textile mills. An enthusiastic Patriots fan, Joe held season tickets for decades, attending games at BU, Harvard, BC, and Fenway Park as well as Foxborough. In 1974 Joe married the love of his life, Shirley Anderson, and they lived together in Dracut, Seabrook, and Newburyport for 40 years until Shirley’s death in 2015. Joe and Shirley loved traveling in the United States and to other countries, particularly on cruises, and always enjoyed trying new restaurants. Until quite recently Joe could be seen walking throughout Newburyport, visiting his many friends at Park Lunch or dining at The Grog with his good friend Tony. Joe was predeceased by his parents and eight brothers and sisters. He is survived by his brother-in-law, Forest Rogers of Beverly, and many nieces and nephews. A private graveside service will be held for the family at Pine Ridge Cemetery, 130 Billerica Road, Chelmsford. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Blake Funeral Home in Chelmsford. Gifts in Memory of Joseph Flanagan of Newburyport may be made to Care Dimensions Hospice, 75 Sylvan Street, Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923.
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Darleene Flanagan

Posted at 05:48pm
As our hearts break. You are now at peace as you join Aunt Shirley. Love Darleene and Frank

Joseph flanagan

Posted at 02:43pm
So sorry for the passing of my uncle joe, shared great memories..including being named after him..Joe flanagan

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