Date of BirthApril 08, 1943

Maurine E. Flaherty Obituary

Date of BirthApril 08, 1943

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Date of PassingJanuary 03, 2016

Maurine E. Flaherty Obituary

from Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

Date of BirthApril 08, 1943

Maurine E. Flaherty Obituary

Date of BirthApril 08, 1943

341 Views

Date of PassingJanuary 03, 2016

Maurine E. Flaherty Obituary

from Knoxville, Tennessee, United States


Maurine E. FlahertyKnoxville, TNMaurine Elaine McFeely Flaherty, age 73, passed away at home on December 3, 2016. Elaine was born on April 8, 1943 in Roswell, New Mexico. Elaine graduated from New Mexico State University in 1965 and began a teaching career, she taught elementary and middle school in four different states over the course of 36 years. She also was a sponsor of the Eastwood High School Y-Club from 1980-1989. She earned her Master's degree from U.N.L.Y. in 1990, as she continued her teaching career. Mrs. Flaherty also taught children's art at the Fountain City Art Center where she volunteered. Both were part of her creative passions in life.Mrs. Flaherty is survived by her husband, Danny Flaherty of 51 years; son, Danny Flaherty II; daughter, Shannon West; 5 grandchildren, Tristan West, Tanner West, Chloe Flaherty, Peyton West and Caileigh Flaherty; brother, Carroll Shanks.In lieu of flowers, Mrs. Flaherty requested donations to be made to the Fountain City Art Center (213 Hotel Ave. Knoxville, TN 37918). Gentry-Griffey Funeral Chapel and Cremation is honored to serve the Flaherty family and welcomes you to sign the on-line guest book at www.gentrygriffey.com

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