Richard J. Flaherty, Sr. , 93, of Jasonville, Ind., passed away May 7, 2010 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Center in Jasonville. He was born in Bardstown, Ky. on June 21, 1916 to John J. Flaherty and Alice (Cotton) Flaherty.
He was married to Maudie E. (McGuire) Flaherty, who preceded him in death on November 8, 2008. He was retired from the Federal Prison in Terre Haute, Ind.
Richard is survived by his daughter, Patricia Ann Crist of Los Angeles, California; and his four sons, Donald Flaherty of Linton, Jack Flaherty of Atwater, Calif., Jerry Flaherty of Henderson, Nev., Richard Flaherty, Jr. of Long Beach, Calif., and Eric Flaherty of Terre Haute, Ind. He is also survived by his sister, Lucille Humes of Bardstown, Ky. and brother, John J. Flaherty, Jr. of Louisville, Ky.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, one sister and four brothers.
Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, at Lebanon Cemetery, Midland, Ind. with Father Frank Renner officiating. There will be no visitation. McClanahan-Lee Funeral Home of Jasonville, under the Direction of Stuart M. Snow, assisted the family with arrangements.