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Francis Flaherty

April 4, 1951 — December 7, 2016

Francis Flaherty

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Francis Charles Flaherty, 65, of Old Bridge NJ, Formerly of Jersey City, NJ, passed away peacefully at Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge, December 7th, 2016. Francis was a United States Navy Veteran who proudly served his county in 1974. He was proudly committed to helping those with addictions to drugs and alcohol through his years of work with both the NA and AA. He was also a member of the Free Masons 1096, Staten Island early on in his life.

Francis leaves behind beloved wife Claire Flaherty of 31 years, of Old Bridge, NJ; Son Francis C Flaherty the 3rd of Old Bridge, NJ, Daughter, Rebecca Lynn Flaherty of Old Bridge, NJ; Brothers, Michael Flaherty (Cathi), Kevin Flaherty (Kathleen), Gerard Flaherty (Julie); Sisters, Donna Hogan (John), Maureen McAllen (Tony), Alicia Gordon (Rob); and many dear friends, nieces and nephews. He will be truly missed.

Francis had many hobbies in life including, carpentry, computer repair, painting and cooking, also enjoying cats and dogs, but most importantly his love for God. Francis was a giving, selfless, and committed man whose loyalty was to his friends and family as well as anyone who needed help.

Friends and relatives are invited to Guardian Trade Service, LLC. 241 Bordentown Avenue, South Amboy, NJ, Sunday, December 11th from 2pm to 4pm for a Memorial Gathering. Prayer service by Calvary Chapel, Old Bridge, NJ at 230pm. Donations in Francis’s honor may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK  73123. Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of Guardian Trade Service, LLC. Cremation is Private.

Charitable donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

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