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John "Sean" Flaherty

October 20, 2018

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October 23, 2018

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
John J. O'Connor & Son Funeral Home
740 Adams Street
Dorchester, MA 02122

Funeral Mass
October 24, 2018

10:00 AM
St. Ann's Church
243 Neponset Ave.
Dorchester, MA 02122

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FLAHERTY, John “Sean” of Dorchester, formerly of Poulnaclough, Moycullen, Co. Galway, Ireland, passed away peacefully after a long, courageous battle with Alzheimer’s, on October 20, 2018.  Beloved husband of Rose (King) Flaherty. Devoted son of the late Matthew & Mary (Richardson) O’Flaherty.  Loving father of Jack, Robert and Roseann of Dorchester, Denise & her husband Brian Heelen of Milton, and T.J. & his wife Collette of Braintree. Dear brother of Matthew “Manus” & his late wife Maureen of Barna, Co. Galway, Ireland, Margaret Daniels & her husband Charles of Ashbourne, Co. Meath, Ireland, Tony & his wife Maggie of Moycullen, Co. Galway, Ireland, Tom & his wife Mary, George & his wife Kathy, of Dorchester, and the late Ann “Ciss” Callaghan of Toronto, Canada, Patrick of Clondrohid, Co. Cork, Ireland, Philip “P.J.” of Walpole, Walter of Shantalla, Co. Galway, Ireland, and Frank of Newcastle, Co. Galway, Ireland. Loving Papa to Kasey, Randy, Kristin, Sean, Braeden, Fallon, Eva, Rose, John, and Nicholas. Great-grandfather of Vincent & David. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Retired member of Carpenter’s Union Local 33 & Jordan Marsh (Macy’s) employee. Sean was known for his beautiful, handcrafted wood furniture, with many of his pieces in most homes of those he knew and loved.

Visiting hours in the John J. O’Connor & Son Funeral Home, 740 Adams St. (near Gallivan Blvd.) DORCHESTER, Tuesday 4 to 8pm.  Funeral Mass in St. Ann Church, NEPONSET, Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Sean’s name to the charity of your choice.  Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery.

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