Longtime Nantucket Town Clerk Dies

NANTUCKET – The town clerk of Nantucket has died after a brief illness, she was 65.

Catherine Flanagan Stover was a member of the Flanagan family, they once owned the Dreamland Theater. 

She was a Nantucket native and served as town clerk for 20 years, she was the mother of 7 children. She was also a well known singer. 

Flanagan Stover was a licensed funeral director and sought permission from the legislature to bring a funeral home to the island when the sole funeral parlor on Nantucket closed in 2013. 

Funeral services will be announced by the family at a later date. 




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