Gordon Flanigan

Obituary of Gordon R. Flanigan

Gordon R. Flanigan, a resident of Dover Plains, entered into rest Saturday, May 25, 2024 at his home. He was 85.

Son of the late George Robert and Margaret Hazel Lee Flanigan, he was born September 28, 1938 in Ogdensburg, New York. He married the former Martha J. James on June 27, 1969 at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Amenia. Martha preceded him in death on December 8, 2011.

Gordon retired from the Wassaic Developmental Center. He was also a funeral director who worked and helped at several funeral homes in the area. Gordon was an active parishioner of the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Amenia. He enjoyed volunteering with the Thrift Shop as well. He was very involved with the Masonic Order over the years in New York and Connecticut attending many lodge meetings and functions.  Along with his wife, Martha he was active with the Eastern Star.

Survivors include his sisters, Patricia Monaghan, Ann Anderson and her husband, Melvin and Nancy Monaghan; his niece, Lauren Anderson; great-nephew, Eric Simpson, Jr.; as well as numerous friends.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 2, 2024 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Straub, Catalano & Halvey Funeral Home, 55 East Main Street in Wappingers Falls.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 3 at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, 4 Lavelle Road in Amenia. Interment will take place at 12 noon on Tuesday, June 4 at St. John’s Lutheran UCC Cemetery, St. John’s Road in St. John’s, Pennsylvania.

Memorial donations may be made to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, 4 Lavelle Road, Amenia, NY 12501.

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4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sunday, June 2, 2024
Straub, Catalano & Halvey Funeral Home
55 East Main Street
Wappingers Falls, New York, United States
(845) 297-2610

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am
Monday, June 3, 2024
Church of the Immaculate Conception
4 Lavelle Road
Amenia, New York, United States


12:00 pm
Tuesday, June 4, 2024
St. John's Lutheran UCC Cemetery
772 St. John's Road
St. John's, Pennsylvania, United States
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