William Flanigan

William F Flanigan Jr.

Thursday, August 23rd, 1928 - Monday, November 11th, 2019
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William F. Flanigan, Jr. age 91, passed away peacefully on November 11,2019.

Bill was born and raised in Wilmington, DE. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He worked for the DuPont Company at various plants, retiring with 35 years of service.

Bill was a member of Knights of Columbus Bishop Becker Council where he reached the rank of 4th Degree Knight. He enjoyed big band music, fishing, metal detecting, and spending time with his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Helen Flanigan, and his sister, Mary Ann Barker.

Bill will be dearly missed by his loving daughters, Sharon Ohrt and her husband, Gunther K., and Maureen Allaband and her husband, Harvey; his grandchildren, Nicholas Ohrt (Joanie), Heidi Ohrt-Gaskill (Clint), Stephanie Parke (Brad), Nicole Allaband, Kelly Pulaski (Justin), Jessica Confer (Dave), and Dana Allaband; and his 6 great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Angels R.C. Church, 82 Possum Park Rd, Newark, DE 19711, on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 11:00 am. Friends may call at Krienen-Griffith Funeral Home, 1400 Kirkwood Hwy., Wilm., DE 19805, on Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 6:00-8:00 pm. Interment will follow Mass at All Saints Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks contributions to be made in Bill’s name to Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Krienen-Griffith Funeral Home
    1400 Kirkwood Hwy.
    WILMINGTON, DE 19805
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  • Service

    Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 11:00am
    Holy Angels Church
    82 Possum Park Rd.
    NEWARK, DE 19713
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  • Interment

    All Saints Cemetery
    6001 Kirkwood Hwy.
    Wilmington De.
    WILMINGTON, DE 19805
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