This is the obituary listed in the Springfield News and Sun
Mary L Flanigan 78, former Springfield resident,died at 150 am Saturday, August 12, 1989, in Cloverbrook Nursing Home,Cincinnati folloeing several years of failing health. She was born in Springfield, Ohio February 12,1911, the daughter of Samuel and Mary (Birmingham) Wilson and resided her most of her life. She had been employeed as an operater supervisorfor the Ohio Bell Telephone company for 32 years and was a member of the Ohio Pioneers. Survivors include one brother, William Wilson of Springfield, a number of cousins including, Kathryn and Bert Chandler of Cincinnati;adear friend, Rita Young. She was preceeded in death by her husband,John N. in 1983. Funeral mass will be held at 1oam Monday in St Joseph Church,with visitation one hour prior in the Conroy Funeral Home. Burial will be in the St. Bernard Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to your favorite charity.