Margaret Irene FLAHERTY

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    - Dianne Connolly
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    - Linda Bletsoe
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FLAHERTY, Margaret Irene (nee Connolly) - Passed away peacefully in her 96th year on Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Leisureworld Caregiving Centre, Mississauga. Margaret was born in Toronto on August 13, 1918 to Jack and Mabel Connolly. She was predeceased by her husband James V. Flaherty in 1978 and her son James R. Flaherty in 1995. Sadly missed by her daughter Maureen Flaherty (Van Lemmon), daughter-in-law Ann Flaherty, her grandson Jamie Flaherty (Kara Livingston) and great-granddaughters Laura and Julia Flaherty. Fondly remembered by her step-granddaughters Emily Lemmon-King (Jason, Maddie and Meghan) and Holly Barker (Brad). Survived by brothers Jim Connolly (Frances, deceased), Bob Connolly (Gladys, deceased) and sister-in-law Flo Connolly. Predeceased by brother Jack Connolly, sisters and brothers-in-law Vi Bletsoe (Ross) and Kay Turner (Al). Missed by many nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank the 3rd floor staff at Leisureworld, Mississauga, for their loving care of Margaret, with special recognition to Bella and Yvonne. Friends may call at the Turner & Porter "Neweduk - Erin Mills" Chapel, 1981 Dundas St. W., Mississauga (just east of Erin Mills Pkwy.), on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Ignatius Loyola Church, 2300 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W., Mississauga, on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Assumption Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Online condolences may be made through

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Turner & Porter Neweduk-Erin Mills Chapel
1981 Dundas Street W
Mississauga, ON L5K 1R2
(905) 828-8000
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Published in the Toronto Star on July 15, 2014