John H.M. Flagler

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Service Information
New Comer Cremations & Funerals
343 New Karner Rd
Colonie, NY
12205
(518)-456-4442
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Thursday, Sep. 19, 2019
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
New Comer Cremations & Funerals
343 New Karner Rd
Colonie, NY 12205
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Mass of Christian Burial
Friday, Sep. 20, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
All Saints Catholic Church
16 Homestead Street
Albany, NY
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Burial
Following Services
Our Lady of Angels Cemetery
1389 Central Avenue
Colonie, NY
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Obituary

Flagler, John H.M. ALBANY John H.M. Flagler, 78, died peacefully on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Born in Rumford, R.I., he was the son of the late John and Julliet Flagler. John was a graduate of Needham High School in Needham, Mass., Burdette College in Massachusetts, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. After his service, he worked in sales at various companies, including Mobil Oil, Matthew Bender and retired from Progressive Foods in 1996. He had a huge heart and was dedicated to helping others, whether it was delivering supplies to a food pantry or serving on the board of the men's club at All Saints Catholic Church. He was a member of the American Legion Zaloga Post. He loved fishing and was a life-long fan of the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots. John lost his beloved wife of 53 years, Rosemary Ann (Micari) Flagler, in March 2019. He is survived by his children, Matthew of Andover, Mass., Mark (Leslie Ellis) of Niskayuna, and Joanna (Troy Varney) of Chicago; grandchildren, Anna Varney and Casey Ellis; his brother-in-law Patrick (Lucille) Micari of Fairport, N.Y.; nephew Joseph (Sonia) Micari of Pittsford; sisters, Rachel (George) Pressley and Margaret (Wes) Barkley and many cousins. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, September 20, at 9 a.m. in All Saints Catholic Church located at 16 Homestead St., Albany. A viewing will be held on Thursday, September 19, from 4 to 7 p.m. at New Comer Cremations & Funerals, located at 343 New Karner Rd., Colonie. Burial will follow the Mass in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery at 1389 Central Ave, Albany. In lieu of flowers, donations in John's memory may be made to the St. Peter's Hospital Foundation, 310 S. Manning Blvd, Albany, NY, 12208. To leave a message for the family online please visit NewComerAlbany.com.

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Published in Albany Times Union from Sept. 17 to Sept. 18, 2019
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