Marie A. Flanigan, 88
She leaves her devoted husband of 67 years, John “Jack” Flanigan, and six children, Kathy Ford and her husband, Bill, of Medfield; Renie Martin and her husband, Bruce, of South Berwick, ME.; Jay Flanigan and his wife, Linda, of Northborough; Robert Flanigan and his wife, Sharon, of North Brookfield; Peter Flanigan of Northborough; and Richard Flanigan and his wife, Lynne, of Pepperell. Marie has 14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She is survived by one sister, Anne Hazard of Barnstable. She was predeceased by her brother, Robert Tacconi, and her siste,r Edna Ragaini.
Born and raised in Milford, daughter of the late Quinto and Alma (Pettenati) Tacconi. She worked for Bay State Abrasives in Westborough for 20 years, retiring in 1986. After Bay State, she worked in the cafeteria at Algonquin Regional High School.
Marie’s life was defined by her love of family. Her spirit and joy lives on with them and with everyone fortunate enough to have known her. She was a communicant at St. Rose of Lima Church.
Calling hours will be held Monday, July 23, from 5 to 8 p.m., in Hays Funeral Home, 56 Main St., Northborough. Marie’s funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, July 24, at 10 a.m., in St. Rose of Lima Church. A private burial will take place at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to: Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th fl., New York, NY 10001.
For online condolences, please visit www.haysfuneralhome.com.
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