Alice V. Flanagan (nee Feighan), 90, of Kearny and Fair Haven, passed away peacefully on March 1. Alice, the daughter of Michael and Catherine Feighan, who emigrated from Ireland, was born and raised in Kearny and was a resident of Fair Haven for 45 years. Her family included her brother Peter Feighan, who was killed in action in World War II, and two sisters Catherine Franz (deceased) and Anita Miller of Long Island, New York.
Alice attended St. Stephens primary school in Kearny and graduated from Kearny High School in 1943. She worked 25 years for the Social Security Administration in Neptune before retiring in 2002.
Alice was married to her beloved husband and lifelong friend, Arthur J. Flanagan Sr. in St. Stephen’s Church in 1948. Alice was predeceased by her parents; her brother, Peter; her sister, Catherine; and her grandson.
She is survived by her husband Arthur Sr.; her four children, Arthur J. Jr. of Red Bank, Dr. Michael J. and his wife Palmina of Woodbury, Connecticut, Jeryl Mara of Keansburg and Timothy J. of Red Bank; her grandchildren, Sean Patrick Burney Jr., Elizabeth Anne, Michael J. Jr. and Catherine Allysa Flanagan.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church or to the Alzheimer’s Association. Thompson Memorial Home, Red Bank, was in charge of arrangements.
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