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David Flannery, 76, HHS Class of 1965

by | Apr 7, 2023 | Obituaries

David A. Flannery, 76, died April 5 at UMass Memorial Health Marlboro Hospital. He was the husband of Sharon (Gorman) Flannery, to whom he was married for 55 years. Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Stanley and Mary (Rousseau) Flannery.

David was a 1965 graduate of Hopkinton High School. He worked many years as a forklift operator for New England Frozen Foods and later as a chef/manager at Bay State Gas. He loved cooking, country music and summer barbecues with family. David was trained to work on small engines, always refurbishing outdoor power tools for family, friends and neighbors.

In addition to his wife, David is survived by his three children, David Flannery Jr. and wife Heather of Nashua, New Hampshire, Kevin Flannery and Heather Madden of Wyndham, Connecticut, and Daniel Flannery and wife Rachael of Hudson, New Hampshire, as well as his grandchildren Ryan, Emily, Kate, Leah and Breelyn. He also leaves his five siblings, Barbara Meisner of Hopkinton, Dorothy Smith of Hudson, Maureen Wheeler of Tampa, Florida, Kathy Valpey of Wareham, and Ernest Flannery and wife Sharyn of Raynham. He is predeceased by brothers Stanley, Richard, Frederick, Robert, Raymond and Eugene and sisters Phyllis, Mary DeFrancesco, Joan Wright, Marlene Beaman and Patricia Parker.

Calling hours will be held Tuesday, April 11, from 3-7 p.m. at the Callanan Cronin Funeral Home, 34 Church Street, Hopkinton. A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Donations may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.

David’s family would like to thank all of the staff at Marlborough Hospital for their exceptional care.

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