Margaret Mary Flanagan

(June 13, 1928 - November 3, 2013)

Margaret M. (Marcin) Flanagan of Delran NJ, daughter of the late Stephen & Anna Marcin. Born June 13, 1928 in Bethlehem, PA, she was a graduate of Bethlehem (PA) Catholic High School, class of 1946, a member of Jesus the Good Shepherd Parish, Riverside NJ, past President and member of St. Peters PTA and a long time member of St. Peter’s Altar and Rosary Society. Marge died November 3, 2013 after a long battle with Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD), surrounded by her husband, John J. Flanagan of Delran NJ, her son John J. Flanagan, MD and daughter-in-law Deborah M. Rosa, MD of Phoenixville, PA. She was recently predeceased by her daughter, Mary Margaret Hall of Harrison City, PA. She is survived by seven grandchildren: Megan Hall Kellner (Chris) of Briston, VA, Adam Hall (Ellie) of Carnegie, PA, Christine Hall Valencia (Roth) of Flagstaff, AZ, Betsy Hall of Pittsburgh, PA, Heidi Hall of Bethesda, MD, Lauren Flanagan of St. Petersburg FL and Brandon Flanagan of Phoenixville, PA as well as by five great grandchildren: Emmagene and Lilliana Valencia, Joshua Kellner, Henry and Margaret F. Hall. Margaret is also survived by her sister, Ann (Bob) Nonnemaker of Bethlehem, PA and her brother, Dr. Joseph Marcin of Mechanicsburg, PA and was predeceased by her brother Steven (Peggy) Marcin and John (Janice) Marcin of Westminster, CA.
Margaret loved her family and doted on her grandchildren.
Come celebrate Margaret’s 85 wonderful years Friday from 7-9 PM and Saturday from 10-11 AM at the Sweeney Funeral Home, Riverside. Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday at 11:30 AM at Jesus the Good Shepherd Church (St. Peter’s Site), Riverside. Entombment to follow at St. Peter’s Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers gifts may be made in Margaret’s name to Serra Club of Burlington County c/o M. Parkar, 101 White Birch Dr, Cinnaminson NJ 08077 or The Bluefield Project to cure Frontotemporal Dementia 1650 Owens St, Suite 205, San Francisco, CA 94158 or Vitas Community Connection, 1787 Sentry Parkway W, Bldg. 16, suite 400, Blue Bell, PA 19422.

6 thoughts on “Margaret Mary Flanagan

  1. Lauren

    I love Nanny, Baba very much. But just wanted to say that she passed November 3rd and not October 3. She was one of the most amazing strong willed women in my life. I was truly blessed to be apart of her life. She always saw the good in others and was constantly positive. I only wish that I can model my life to be more like hers.

  2. Heidi Hall

    Nanny, was an amazing grandmother, that was a second mother to all of her grand-kids. She will be missed dearly. I am sad to see her pass, but happy to know that she has been reunited in heaven with her daughter, Mary Hall .

  3. Eileen Mason, ofs

    Jack
    You were truly blessed by God. Over the years, as I brought my sons to church, I noticed, and was deeply touched, by the love you and Margaret had for each other. I used to watch the two of you go to communion together. I can’t say I was jealous, because my marriage was not so blessed, I was just touched and happy to see couples like you, Francis and Peggy, Deacon Joe and Josephine. I’m sure you inspired many young couples in our parish to stick it out through the ups and downs.
    As I am physically limited, I will not be at the viewing or the mass but I will pay tribute to Margaret, to the best of my ability and with the help of the Holy Spirit, through the booklet I am just starting to prepare.
    God bless you and your family.
    Eileen

  4. Jim and Marty Maher

    We moved next door to Jack and Margaret in 1984. They were awesome neighbors and friends. Margaret was a very calm, easy going, beautiful lady. She has been ill for quite a while and we miss both Jack and her.
    She is surely in heaven taking a walk around the block as she did on earth. God Bless her and the family.

  5. Ann & Bob Nonnemaker

    We are heartbroken to know that Marge is no longer with us, however, we’ll never forget what a wonderful sister and sister-in-law she was. She is with the Lord now, and that makes us happy. Jack, you have been really great standing by Marge’s side and nursing her for a long time along with John & Debi’s help. God Bless All Of You! Ann & Bob

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