WINTERPORT and BOSTON - Edward Robert Flanagan, 63, passed away March 23, 2013, at a Bangor hospital. He was born Nov. 5, 1949, in Cambridge, Mass., the son of Leo Thomas Flanagan Sr. and Anne (Heffernan) Flanagan.
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Edward was a graduate of Scituate High School, Scituate, Mass., and the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and received his law degree from Whittier Law School, Los Angeles. He was a very spiritual person and explored many different faiths in his lifelong journey. Ed loved reading and studying law. He enjoyed many hours at Bangor Public Library. Eddie was proud of being Irish and from Boston. His favorite hobby was keeping up with all Boston major league sport teams and he loved playing golf. Ed will be remembered as a loving son, brother, uncle, father, grandfather and friend.
Edward is survived by his mother, Anne Flanagan of Newburgh; daughter, Tara Pereira and spouse, George Pereira, of Silver Springs, Md.; one sister, Mary F. Goodman and spouse, Greg Goodman, of Winterport; two brothers; Leo Thomas Flanagan and spouse, Fred Sciallo, of New Hope, Pa., and Robert F. Flanagan of Huntington, N.Y.; one granddaughter, Sofia Pereira; three nephews and one niece, Matt, Ryan and Max Goodman, and Robert's daughter, Sophia. He was predeceased by his father.
A service honoring Edward's life will be held 6 p.m. Friday, March 29, at Hampden-Gilpatrick Funeral Home, 45 Western Ave., Hampden. Family and friends may visit starting 5 p.m. and all are welcome for the service 6 p.m. Those planning an expression of sympathy in Edward's memory are asked to consider donating a memorial gift to Father Bill's & Mainspring, Development Office, 422 Washington St., Quincy, MA 02169 or at www.helpfbms.org, please indicate in Ed's memory. Messages of condolence and memories may be shared through www.hampdengilpatrick.com.
Published in BDN Maine on Mar. 27, 2013