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Shawn P. Flanigan
July 23, 1967 ~ January 9, 2024 (age 56) 56 Years Old
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Shawn Patrick Flanigan, 56, died in Albany January 9, 2024. Born in Troy, he was the son of Harry Flanigan and the late Donna (Vielkind) Flanigan, his stepmother Catherine (Clonen) Flanigan of Tampa, Fl., his Brother Michael (Beth) of Clearwater, Florida and his late sister, Colleen Flanigan. Shawn is also survived by his sons, Johnathan (Josephine) and Joshua and grandsons, Kyran Patrick and Killian Kanoe, several aunts, uncles, cousins and best friends Billy Stasack and Mark Fennelly.
Shawn graduated from Troy High School and served in the United States Navy Served as a Corpsman medic working with the Marines. After returning from the military and Schenectady Shawn lived In Troy and Wynantskill. He lived and worked in the Capital District all his life. Formally employed by Rifenburg construction, Enquires wholesale florist Town Tavern, Henry, construction, Warren, Bonesteel, painting, and tree services.
Shawn is loved and has remained in close contact with friends and family from the day’s backyard wiffleball games, paper routes, high school sports from the deck of the USS Maryland overseas to the streets of Troy, Scrabble with his grandma "Gooma" made him unbeatable at trivia and crossword puzzles. Shawn followed the New York Mets like no other. Shawn played soccer at Saint Rose College in Albany, New York and stick ball at Hudson Valley community college in Troy New York.
Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, February 7 at 10:00 am at St. Jude the Apostle Church, Wynantskill with his burial at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Troy.
In lieu of flowers donations are requested to the American Kidney Fund www.kidneyfund.org.