Jeanette B. Flanagan

March 10, 2003

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Jeanette B. Flanagan, 50, of Locust Hill, died Thursday, March 6, 2003, at Frederick Memorial Hospital, Frederick, Md.

Born Nov. 8, 1952, in Cumberland, Md., she was the daughter of the late Julius W. and Beatrice Brashears Linaburg.

She was a graduate of Fort Hill High School in Cumberland, where she was the top female and ranked second in her class. She received her bachelor of science degree in nursing from West Virginia University, and her master of science degree in nursing from the Macy Program at Harvard University and Boston College.

She was a pediatric nurse practitioner with the Pediatric Center in Frederick. She also had worked at the Shenandoah Valley Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va., taught nursing at Shepherd College and served as adjutant faculty member at West Virginia University and Shenandoah University. She was certified as a pediatric nurse practitioner in West Virginia and Maryland.


She was a member of Leetown United Methodist Church, where she was a member of United Methodist Women and served as chairperson of the Pastor Parish Relationship Committee.

She was a member of medical and nursing associations.

She is survived by her husband, W. Dale Flanagan, whom she married in August 1975; three sons, Patrick S. Flanagan, a student at American University in Washington, D.C., Sean M. Flanagan, a student at Boston College, and Thomas M. Flanagan, at home; one brother, Charles W. Linaburg of Ellicott City, Md.; one niece and one nephew.

Services will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at Leetown United Methodist Church, Leetown, W.Va. The Rev. Susan Hallager will officiate. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Cumberland.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town.

Memorial donations may be made to Leetown United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 786, Kearneysville, WV 25430; or American Heart Association, 7320 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231.

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