Connor Flanagan Obituary: Connor Michael Flanagan, a resident of Tyngsborough, Massachusetts, passed dead in his home on January 11, 2023, at the age of 24. The DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, located in N. CHELMSFORD, Massachusetts at 106 MIDDLESEX STREET, will be open to visitors on Monday from 3 to 7 o’clock in the evening so that they may pay their respects to Connor.
In Lowell, the Lawrence Street Primitive Methodist Church will have funeral services on Tuesday. At 10:00 am, the ceremony will get underway. He was the son of Michael Flanagan and Jennifer (Shepherd) Flanagan and the brother of Mollie Flanagan, who lived in Tyngsborough, Massachusetts.
Michael Flanagan’s sister was Mollie Flanagan. He was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, and raised there. Connor is survived by his paternal grandparents, Richard and Brenda Flanagan, who live in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, as well as by his maternal grandmother, Sherryl Shepherd, of Lowell, Massachusetts.
He is also survived by his aunts and uncles, Jon and Patricia Shepherd of Lowell, Peter and Sharon Flanagan of Wilmington, Delaware, Derek and Sandra Flanagan of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, and a sizable number of cousins. Robert Shepherd, who passed away in September 1991 and was Connor’s paternal grandfather, also left behind a sister. Robert Shepherd lived in Lowell, Massachusetts, at the time of his death.
Before Connor was born, his grandfather had already passed away. In 2017, Connor received a diploma from Tyngsborough High School, which is located in Tyngsborough, Massachusetts. After attending Westfield State University, he received a bachelor of arts in communication in 2021.
He graduated from Westfield State along with the rest of the class. The time Connor spent at Westfield serving as a team manager and special assistant for the Westfield State Football Team was the occasion in which Connor felt the most sense of accomplishment.
Connor loved college football and was especially grateful for the numerous chances he had to travel to South Bend to support his alma mater, the University of Notre Dame.
Connor had previously attended Notre Dame. Connor, who was diagnosed with leukemia at the age of six, battled the disease for 17 years, undergoing bilateral lung transplants and a bone marrow transplant along the way.
The personnel at Boston Children’s Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, many of whom were still in regular contact with him, thanked him for his optimistic outlook and tenacity when he was a patient at one of those organizations. Follow Newswatchlist.com for more information. You can also leave your thoughts in the comment section, and don’t forget to bookmark our website.