William J. Flannery, age 83, passed away on Friday, November 11, 2022, at home with his loved ones at his side. He was born on January 10, 1939, in Goshen, New York; the son of the late Thomas Flannery and Marjorie (Bailey) Flannery.
William worked at Union IBEW 363, as a journeyman electrician. He learned his trade on aircraft carriers, while in the Navy (1957-1962). He was also a member of the VFW, the American Legion, and a 64-year member of the Elks Club.
William enjoyed golfing with his wife, family members, and his friends. He loved watching sports, particularly the Packers on Sunday afternoons. He loved traveling with friends and family, and as a huge Packers fan, some of his favorite visits were to Green Bay. Although shy, he loved socializing and meeting old and new friends.
He is survived by his loving wife, Andrea; stepchildren; Staci Mannion (spouse Michael); Kelli Foley; and Michael Duff (spouse Jennifer).
William is preceded in death by his son, Thomas Flannery.
He loved visiting his daughter-in-law, Colleen and granddaughter, Tiffany Flannery Cleveland in Florida. In addition to Thomas, William also has three other children, William Flannery Jr., Sharon Flannery Barnes and Wendy Carswell, as well as many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at Compassionate Funeral Care, 402 Maple Ave (Rte 9 and/or Marion Ave.), Saratoga Springs, NY. A celebration of life service will follow at 6:00pm.