FLAHERTY, Vincent J. "Vinny". In Dorchester, formerly of Doolin, Co. Clare, Ireland, April 6th.
Beloved husband of Theresa F. (Connolly) Flaherty.
Loving father of Maureen T. and her husband Mark Greene of Dorchester, Janet M. Flaherty of Quincy and her late husband T.J. Dye, and John M. and his wife Trisha Flaherty of Dorchester.
Brother and "The Big Man" to P.J. Flaherty, Michael Flaherty Celia Brennan, Bamsey Flaherty, his adopted brother Eddie White, and the late Gerard Flaherty.
Devoted and proud Papa of Shannon and Neave Greene, and Lila and Kellen Flaherty.
Brother-in-law of Kathleen Collinson, Peter Connolly, Mary Connolly, Aldona Connolly, and the late John Connolly and Barbara Bower.
Cherished "Uncle Vinny" to many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will honor and remember Vinny's life by gathering for visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Ave., DORCHESTER, on Thursday from 4-8 P.M.
His Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Margaret Church of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, on Friday morning, April 13th, at 10 A.M.
Burial will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.
Vinny was a Veteran of the Vietnam War in the U.S. Army. He was a retired warehouse manager for Arthur Blank Company for over 31 years. He was an active member of the former St. William's Parish as a dedicated coach and mentor to many for the CYO basketball and softball teams, and the Savin Hill Baseball Cubbies.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Vinny's memory may be made to The T.J. Dye Fund by visiting www.tjdyefund.org.