Fundraiser 4 John Flanagan & Family

John Flanagan (Annex Auto/East Haven)

This fund was created by John’s brother and sister in laws, Patrick Egan (NHFD ret) & Lisa Grasso Egan, James Grasso Jr. (NHPD ret) & Stefanie Mascola Grasso, Bob Mencucci (NHPD ret.) & Carolyn Grasso Mencucci and his three children Erica, Sarah and Johnny.

Anyone who’s knows John knows what we know. He is one of the kindest, most generous, humble and honest men that you could meet.  I had written about John and what he is going through but after reading what his daughter Erica wrote (see below) my words seemed small. Who can convey the love and urgency for a man better than one of his children.

We can’t thank you enough for your kindness and generosity. Please share this with whomever you can. 

Patrick Egan

From John’s daughter Erica:

This fund is to help my father, John Flanagan, as well as our entire family. After beating stomach and esophageal cancer five years ago, my father is now battling Stage 4 lung cancer that has also metastasized in the spine. This recent diagnosis came as a shock to everyone. He has begun treatment, but is so compromised based on his previous battle that the road ahead is difficult and uncertain. My mom, Christine, has taken a leave of absence from her job to help care for him, take him to all his appointments, and be the emotional rock for our family. My sister Sarah and I are both in college, and my brother Johnny is a junior in high school. Anyone who knows my dad knows that he is an amazing father, outstanding husband, and a hardworking man. He is humble and has always put our family first. He is a fighter. These funds will help us through this difficult time, lift the burden of medical bills, cover travel expenses for alternative treatment options, and allow us to continue to spend time together as a family.
Thank you all so much for the endless support and love!
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Organizer and beneficiary

Patrick Egan 
Organizer
New Haven, CT
Christine Flanagan 
Beneficiary
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