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Obituaries

Dorothy Flaherty

LADD — Dorothy A. Flaherty, 94, of Ladd passed away Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at Rush Hospital in Oak Park.

Born Nov. 29, 1924, in Oglesby to William P. and Kunigunda (Machmert) Nealand, she married Richard A. Flaherty Aug. 3, 1946, in Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Oglesby. He died May 12, 2011.

She was a graduate of LaSalle-Peru Township High School. She helped with the family farming business.

She was a member of St. Benedict Catholic Church in Ladd, the church Altar and Rosary Society and Folk Valley Square Dance Club, and a past member of the Mendota Elks Lodge.

She is survived by three children, David (Pam) Flaherty of Ladd, Lois Flaherty of Oak Park and Tim (Sandy) Flaherty of Mark; four grandchildren, Dan, Jon, Eric and Jessica; and six great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and two sisters.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12, in Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Cherry with the Rev. Patrick Fixsen officiating.

Her family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, in the chapel of the Fiocchi Funeral Home in Cherry.

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