James P. Flannelly

James P. Flannelly, 54, of Avoca, died Sunday in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. His wife is the former Mary Pat Donovan Flannelly. The couple celebrated 34 years of marriage on July 22.

Born in Scranton, son of Patricia Corbett Flannelly, Minooka section; and the late James Flannelly, he was a member of Divine Mercy Parish, educated in Scranton public schools, and a graduate of Scranton Technical High School. He was employed by Kane is Able.

James enjoyed drawing, painting and spending time with his dogs. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, son and brother, who will be deeply missed.

Also surviving, three sons, James P. Jr., and Thomas J. Flannelly, both at home; Kevin M. Flannelly, Old Forge; two brothers, Donald Flannelly, Exeter; and Michael Flannelly, Avoca; one sister, Elaine Hinkley, Minooka; a father-in-law, Robert W. Donovan; and mother-in-law, Mary Ann Lilly Donovan, Minooka; nieces, nephews and cousins.

The funeral will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. from the Eagen-Hughes Funeral Home, 2908 Birney Ave., Scranton, with Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 in Divine Mercy Parish at Church of St. Joseph, 312 Davis St., to be celebrated by the Rev. Francis Pauselli, pastor. Interment, Cathedral Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday, 4 to 8 p.m.

Published in Scranton Times on Dec. 10, 2012