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Elizabeth Jager Flaherty, 102, of New London, NC passed away on Thursday July 17, 2014 at Stanly Regional Hospital surrounded by family. Mrs. Flaherty was born July 7, 1912 in Torrington, Connecticut to the late John Jager and Elizabeth Jager.
Mrs. Flaherty worked as a receptionist at her son’s golf business until retiring when she turned 97. She loved crocheting and enjoyed gambling in Las Vegas and traveling. Most of all, she loved her grandchildren and spending time with family.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Brendan M. Flaherty who passed away in 1973; two sons, Raymond Parker and Robert Parker; three brothers, Raymond Jager, John Jager, and Pete Jager; and a sister, Helen Jager Shimkus.
Elizabeth is survived by a son, Brendan M. Flaherty Jr. of Irvine, CA; four daughters, Brena Patterson of New London, Mary Elizabeth Tant of Pensacola, FL, Elizabeth Cipollone of Stuart, FL, and Virginia Barber and husband Harold of Summerville, SC; a sister, Virginia Calo of Middlebury, CT; six generations of grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Carolina Cremation of Salisbury and Charlotte is assisting the Flaherty family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.