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Julia Frances (Flynn) McGowan

April 6, 1926 ~ July 22, 2022 (age 96)

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Julia Flynn McGowan, formerly of Jones Street, West Haven died July 22, 2022.  Julia was born in Montreal Canada on April 6, 1926.  The daughter of the late Edward Flynn and Julia Crowley Flynn.  Julia (Julie) was a member of the St Theresa’s Guild and the New Haven Council of Catholic Women.  She was a parishioner of St Lawrence Church her entire life. She worked many years for the railroad as a comptometer operator. Julia enjoyed spending her summers swimming in the ocean and loved the beach.  She was a big fan of movies and loved to dance. Julia was the wife of the late John J. McGowan, Sr.  She was the mother of Patricia (Billy) Bruneau of West Haven, Kathleen, (Mark) Orcutt of Naugatuck, John McGowan, Jr. (Laura) of Cheshire, Edward (Aida) McGowan of West Haven, and Joseph McGowan also of West Haven. Julia also leaves behind her sister, Sister Catherine Flynn of New Britain, CT, and the late Mary Flynn and Agnes Flynn.  Also surviving are her 8 grandchildren. The family would like to thank Apple Rehab in West Haven for their great care taking care of our mom for the last 10 years.  Family and friends may visit the Keenan Funeral Home, 238 Elm St. West Haven Wednesday evening from 5pm to 8pm.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday at 10am at St. Lawrence Church, 207 Main St. West Haven.  Interment will follow at St. Lawrence Cemetery.  To leave an online tribute or condolence please visit www.keenanfuneralhome.com

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July 27, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Keenan Funeral Home
238 Elm Street
West Haven, CT 06516

Mass of Christian Burial
July 28, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Lawrence Catholic Church
207 Main Street
West Haven, CT 06516


St. Lawrence Cemetery
280 Derby Avenue
West Haven, CT

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