FLAHIVE, RICHARD G. April 5, 1928 to Febraury 8, 2013 Richard G. Flahive died peacefully surrounded by his family at the age of, 84, and is survived by his wife Gertrude (64 years), three children, three grandchildren, two great grandchildren and a multitude of extended family. Born in Chicago, he moved to San Diego with his beloved wife. He dedicated his life to provide for his family and worked as an electrician in the sign industry and construction. Dick was proud to serve in the U.S Army during the Korean War. Dick was always there to lend a hand, listen and show his love, loyalty and friendship through his actions. A "Celebration of Richard's Life" will be held this Saturday February 23, 2013 at St. Margaret Parish, at 11 a.m. with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that a donation be made in Richard's honor to the St. Margaret Parish Building Fund. 4300 Oceanside Blvd, Oceanside, CA 92056.

Published in U-T San Diego on Feb. 21, 2013