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Virginia R. “Jenny” Flanagan  

Virginia R. Flanagan

 June 14, 1949 ~ September 5, 2014

Virginia R. Flanagan, age 65, of Townsend, Delaware passed away peacefully on Friday, September 5, 2014 after a courageous five year battle with cancer.

Born on June 14, 1949 in Johnson City, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late RC Pierce and Anna Mae (Markland) Pierce.

Jenny, as she was affectionately known to many, enjoyed being a homemaker who loved spending time with her family. She cherished moments spent shopping with her daughters and grandsons, always enjoyed watching and collecting movies, listening to country music and playing the slot machines. Throughout her travels, she had a passion for collecting various lighthouses and birds. Jenny loved her family dearly and lived for her grandsons. She will always be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, companion, sister and dear friend to many. Jenny touched the lives of many in numerous ways.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Steve “Allen” Pierce and Timothy Pierce.

Jenny leaves many fond memories to her two daughters, Kelly Flanagan of Smyrna, DE and Tracy Broomall (Steve) of Townsend, DE; her life partner, Steven D. Flanagan of Wilmington, DE; two brothers, Ray Pierce (Sharon) and Michael Pierce (Sharon) all of Townsend, DE; sister, Diane Dooley of New Castle, DE; three grandchildren, Stephen “Buddy” Broomall (Megan Lane), Tyler Flanagan and Zackary Broomall and her lifetime friend, Danielle Buckingham of Clayton, DE.

Friends may visit with Jenny’s family on Thursday evening, September 11, 2014 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where funeral services will be held beginning at 11 am on Friday, September 12, 2014. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, Jenny’s family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 92 Read’s Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720.

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  1. Patty Prang, September 6, 2014

    Jenny will be missed…. She was a wonderful person. My thoughts and prayers are with you all!! I am here for anything you need!!

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  2. Sharon Pierce, September 7, 2014

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all! Stay strong! I believe Jenny is in a much better place but I will truely miss her! What a beautiful obituary!

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  3. Virginia & Bill Atkinson, September 7, 2014

    Sorry for the loss of your mother. She is in heaven looking after her family from the heavens above. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

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  4. Tracy Broomall, September 7, 2014

    Mom not a minute goes by that I am not shedding a tear… Can’t seem to get my day started. We will be ok like we told you. That’s why you left us knowing we are together. I love more than words can say. May you rest in peace now my dear mother! Hope your having a party up their with everyone. Give my love to all!

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  5. linda wilson, September 7, 2014

    my thoughts and prayers are with your family. may she rest in peace. love you guys!

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  6. Shelley Foreman, September 8, 2014

    With heart felt sympathy, we send our Love and Prayers to Jenny’s family, Steven ,Kelly, Tracey, Steve, Buddy, and Zack. Sorry we could not be there in person to lend support, but please know we love and care for you. Love from the Foreman family.

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  7. Chrissy Mulderig Jacono, September 8, 2014

    Thinking of you all during these difficult times, may she rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. xoxo

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  8. Rebecca Jaksch, September 8, 2014

    My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. Stay strong!!

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  9. Alicia Reed, September 10, 2014

    Jenny… I loved you dearly. I only meet your 6months ago but you changed my life the memories that we shared were priceless. I will be missed dearly. tracy and kelly please stay strong. She fought a great fight and I know is happy were she is now….. at home eating krispy kremes. Love you all..

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  10. Meg Green, September 10, 2014

    Kelly, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family… I hope you are all doing ok… Your mom is now at peace:) Sending you hugs…. Meg

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