Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

June 27, 2013

Mr. Robert Anthony Flannery Jr., 59 Years


Albuquerque, NM, Formerly of Andover — Mr. Robert Anthony Flannery Jr., a resident of Albuquerque, N.M., formerly of Andover, died suddenly on June 10. He was 59 years old.

Born in Waltham, Mass., on October 2, 1953, he was the beloved son of the late Robert A., Sr. and Margery A. (McCusker) Flannery. He was the oldest of four boys and grew up in Andover. Rob was a graduate of Andover High School, Class of 1971, where he was captain of the golf and soccer teams. He also played hockey at Andover High. Rob attended Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla., where he was a member of the golf and soccer teams. After college, Rob graduated from commercial diving school in Long Beach, Calif. He then founded Maritime Services operating out of Houston, Texas. He later worked as a real estate developer for many years in Massachusetts, Texas and New Mexico. In his spare time, Mr. Flannery was an avid golfer, and enjoyed scuba diving, fishing and hunting. He was a former member of Indian Ridge County Club.

He will be missed by his daughter, Kaeli Marilyn Flannery of Florida; brothers and sisters-in-law, Edward T. and his wife, Anisa M. Flannery, and Brian P. and his wife, Paula D. Flannery, all of Andover; and several nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late Thomas J. Flannery.

ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Augustine Church, 43 Essex St., Andover, on Friday, June 28, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are most welcome to attend. Calling hours will be held in the Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 390 North Main St., Andover, on Thursday, June 27, from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment will be in West Parish Cemetery in Andover. In lieu of flowers, donations in Rob's memory may be made to the charity of one's choice. For additional information, please visit www.burkemagliozzi.com.