Connor Flanagan Obituary, Death – On January 11, 2023, at the age of 24 years old, Connor Michael Flanagan, who resided in Tyngsborough, Massachusetts, died away at his home. In order for people to pay their respects to Connor, the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, which is situated in N. CHELMSFORD, Massachusetts at 106 MIDDLESEX STREET, will be accessible to guests on Monday from 3 to 7 o’clock in the evening. Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday at the Lawrence Street Primitive Methodist Church in Lowell. The ceremonies will begin at 10 in the morning. He was the sibling of Mollie Flanagan, who resided in Tyngsborough, Massachusetts, and the son of Michael Flanagan and Jennifer (Shepherd) Flanagan.
Mollie Flanagan was the sister of Michael Flanagan. Lowell, Massachusetts is where he started his life. Connor is survived by his maternal grandmother, Sherryl Shepherd, who resides in Lowell, Massachusetts; his paternal grandparents, Richard and Brenda Flanagan, who reside in Chelmsford, Massachusetts; his aunts and uncles, Jon and Patricia Shepherd, who reside in Lowell; Peter and Sharon Flanagan, who reside in Wilmington, Delaware; and Derek and Sandra Flanagan, who reside in Chelmsford, Massachusetts; and a large number of cousins. Connor also leaves behind a sister Robert Shepherd, who was Connor’s paternal grandfather and died away in September 1991, was a resident of Lowell, Massachusetts, at the time of his passing.
Connor’s grandfather had already died away before he was born. Connor graduated from Tyngsborough High School, which is situated in Tyngsborough, Massachusetts, in 2017 and awarded him with a diploma. He graduated from Westfield State University in 2021 with a bachelor of arts degree in communication after studying there. He was also a part of the graduating class at Westfield State. The event in which Connor had the greatest feeling of success was the time he spent at Westfield working as a team manager and special assistant for the Westfield State Football Team. Connor was a keen fan of college football, and he particularly appreciated the many opportunities he had to go to South Bend to cheer on his alma school, the University of Notre Dame.
Connor had attended Notre Dame in the past. Connor, who was given a diagnosis of leukemia when he was just six years old, battled the illness for for 17 years, during which time he had a bone marrow transplant as well as bilateral lung transplants. When he was a patient at one of those institutions, the staff at Boston Children’s Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, many of whom were still in daily contact with him, expressed thanks for his positive attitude and resiliency.