Kathleen M. Kilcoyne Flannigan, 70, of Northford, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 10 2017 at the MidState Medical Center, Meriden with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of 45 years to Francis “Frank” Flannigan. Kathleen was born in New Haven on October 30, 1946 and was the daughter of the late Harry and Catherine Meehan Kilcoyne. Kathleen was a Licensed Practical Nurse having first worked at Yale New Haven Hospital for twelve years and later for the Mary Wade Home for many years starting in the late 1970’s and retiring in 2011. Kathleen loved to go antiquing, taking rides on Sundays and watching QVC. She taught catechism at St. Francis Catholic School in New Haven, was a member of the Legion of Mary Society at St. Francis Church; worked tirelessly as a volunteer for the Pro-Life movement and was also on the Board of Directors who founded and opened up the Life Haven Shelter in New Haven. Mother-in-law of Amelia Brasile. Loving grandmother of Kiera Flannigan. Sister of Kevin Kilcoyne and Kerry Campaniolo. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her son Timothy Flannigan.
Her funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Friday morning at 10:30. Family and friends may call from 9:00 to 10:30 am. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Augustine Church at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery. Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brook St., I-91 Tech Ctr. #3, Rocky Hill, CT 06067 or the American Diabetes Association, 2080 Silas Deane Highway, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.