Terence N. Flanagan Was Decorated War Veteran

Terence N. Flanagan of Vineyard Haven died in Boston on Sunday, March 9, at the age of 80.

Mr. Flanagan was born in Montreal, Canada in 1922 and immigrated to the United States in 1936. He attended Seton Hall Prep and Seton Hall University, where he majored in finance. Professionally, he established and owned Terence Flanagan Associates, Executive Recruiters.

Mr. Flanagan served in World War II with the 104th Timberwolf's division in the Battle of the Bulge. He was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge and the Purple Heart.

He and his wife, Evie Becker Flanagan, moved to Martha's Vineyard in 1999 after having visited the Vineyard since 1963. In addition to his wife, he leaves two sons, Terence and Paul; one daughter Diane Feldman, and two stepdaughters, Patti Canha and Nancy Bithorn, as well as seven grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, March 14, at 11 a.m. at the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Cemetery, Vineyard Haven. Full military honors will be offered by the veterans of Martha's Vineyard. Donations in Mr. Flanagan's memory may be made to the Senior Day Program, P.O. Box 1295, Edgartown, MA 02539 or to Windemere Nursing and Rehab Van Fund, Attn: Betsy Burmeister, P.O. Box 1747, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557. Arrangements are by the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home in Oak Bluffs.