For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar
FLANAGAN, Leonard George (Bud) - On Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 at 2:15 A.M. at Perth, Ontario, Bud passed of cancer, peacefully in his sleep at age of 82. Much beloved husband of 63 years to Pearl (Jennex). Father of Richard "Rick" (Pauline) of Moncton, N.B. and Ronald "Ron" (Monique) of Ottawa. He was predeceased by son Derek (Fiona) of Vancouver, B.C. Bud was the brother of Patricia (Jean Guy Levesque) of Rockland, Ontario. He was predeceased by his sister Elizabeth and brother-in-law Fraser Brown. He is survived by grandchildren Tara, Patti-Joy, Jason, Jonathan, Christopher, Geordie, step-grandson Marc, Tristan and Sanche and predeceased by step-grandson Jeff Gendron. Also survived by eleven much loved great grandchildren. Bud served in the RCN 1947 - 1975 on the following ships HMCS Nootka, Huron, Quebec, Restigouche, Chaudiere, Athabaskan, Cap de la Madeline, Crescent and Bonaventure. As well as numerous shore establishments in Canada and England. He was also employed with Revenue Canada Taxation 1975 - 1987. Bud was a member of the Atlantic C.P.O's Association, HMCS Quebec Ass. and the Canadian Legion Branch 244, Perth, Ontario. Bud felt he lived through the greatest era although it included wars and a depression. He loved and was proud of his family and many friends. Friends may pay their respects at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St., West, Perth, Ontario on Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 from 6:00 to 8:30 P.M. A celebration of life service will be held in the chapel on Thursday at 10:30 A.M. followed by a reception in the Blair & Son Family Centre. Cremation and ashes are to be interred in the North Atlantic at a later date. Memorial donations, if so wished, may be made to Friends of HMCS Haida, 658 Catherine St. W., Hamilton, Ontario L8L 4V7 to help keep this great ship maintained. The family wish to thank the staff and nursing staff of the Great War Memorial Hospital, Perth and to Dr's Alan Drummond and Paul Anderson for their kind, compassionate and understanding care.
Ships served in:
HMCS HAIDA - Served in Haida 1949-1950 as an AB Radar Controlman
HMCS CHAUDIERE - Served in Chaudiere in 1960 as a PO Weapons rate