Martin R. Flannery, 91, a resident of Orwigsburg, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, June 12th, 2023.
Martin was born in Pottsville on January 28, 1932, a son of the late Robert and Violet Flannery. After completing high school, he enlisted in the United States Army, serving overseas in Germany during the Korean Conflict.
He was retired having been owner and warehouse manager as a distributor of Tupperware products, along with his wife, the former Shirley Ann Hollenbush, who preceded him in death in 2020.
Martin was of the Catholic faith and also attended the First Baptist Church in Pottsville. He was a loving caregiver to his late wife, and he enjoyed watching western and cowboy movies. He was fond of all his pets through out his lifetime.
In addition to his parents and wife Shirley Ann, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Vince and Robert Flannery.
Martin is survived by his sons, Charles Flannery and his wife, Terri of Frackville, and Ronald Flannery, of Orwigsburg. A sister Dolores Bonner survives, as do nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to a funeral service on Monday, June 19, at 11 a.m. at the Schlitzer Allen Pugh Funeral Home, 515 West Market Street, Pottsville. A viewing will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of ther service. Martin will be laid to rest next to his wife at the Schuylkill Memorial Park following the service.