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Francis (Frank) Flannery


Frank Flannery of Riverview passed away on Friday, October 12, 2018 at The Moncton Hospital. Born in Moncton, he was the son of the late Frank and Marion (Howell) Flannery. Frank worked in Moncton for the CN Accounting Dept., transferred to Montreal HQ where he was System Manager Traffic Systems, then later transferred back to Moncton as Manager Information Systems with Marine Atlantic. In retirement he worked as a Business Computer Consultant for various companies in the Moncton area. Frank was Past President of the Glenmore Curling Club in Montreal, V.O.N. Moncton, Marine Atlantic Pensioners Association (Moncton) and was a former member of the Moncton Hospital Board of Directors. He attended St. Bernard’s RC Church and had many passions in life. He enjoyed curling, woodworking, painting, playing cards and traveling. He especially enjoyed traveling to Ireland, where he researched his family tree. He was so very proud of his Irish roots. He loved family gathering and entertaining everyone with his quick Irish wit. As a husband, dad and grandfather Frank was deeply loved and respected, his passion for his family defined his life that he loved and lived to the fullest in all his 89 years. Frank was the last surviving member of his immediate family, he will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Lois (Buchannan); son, Mike (Trudy) Flannery of Fredericton, daughter Erin Flannery of Halifax, grandsons; Michael Flannery of Fredericton, Shawn (Natasha) Flannery of Fort McMurray and his granddaughter Hayee. He will also be missed by his brothers-in-law; Joe, Paul (Ela) Buchannan, several nieces, nephews and many good friends Aside from Frank’s parents, he was predeceased by his brother Claude Flannery. The family will be receiving relatives and friends at Cobb’s Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 330 Whitepine Rd., Riverview (869-2007) on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and 6:00pm to 8:00pm. A service celebrating his life will take place from Cobb’s Funeral Home Memorial Chapel on Wednesday at 1:00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Frank may be made to the Friends of The Moncton Hospital or a charity of the donor’s choice. The interment will follow in Fair Haven Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed at www.cobbsfuneralhome.ca