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Edward B. Flaherty

September 5, 1948 — March 17, 2022

Flaherty, Edward B. Of Dorchester, died peacefully on March 17, 2022.

Beloved son of the late Paul F. Flaherty and Rita E. (Gleavy) Flaherty.

Loving father of Alanna Rose Flaherty of Webster.

Brother of Anthony J. Flaherty of Dorchester and his late wife Catherine Flaherty, Barbara A. and her husband Stephen Black of Bridgewater, Paul F. Flaherty Jr. and his partner Donna LeBlanc of Quincy, and the late Mary Lou Flaherty and John W. Flaherty.

Edward is also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, and the late Catherine "Katie" Flaherty.

Family and friends will honor and remember Edward's life by gathering for a visiting hour in St. Peter Church, 311 Bowdoin Street, Dorchester, on Monday morning, March 21, 2022 at 10:00 A.M.

Followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00 A.M.

Burial will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.

Edward graduated from Catholic Memorial High School, Class of 1966, and then from Vesper George School of Art, Class of 1970. He later attended Boston Architecture Center.

He worked as carpenter and was a talented lifelong artist. He did scenery work for the Boston Opera House, Goodspeed Opera House in Connecticut, and Chateau De Ville in Randolph. He enjoyed trips to Cape Cod, especially the beaches, and many golf outings with family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Edward's memory may be made to the American Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601, or at www.alz.org.
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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, March 21, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am

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Funeral Mass

Monday, March 21, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am

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Burial

Monday, March 21, 2022

Starts at 12:30 pm

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