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Robert E. Flaherty

Date of Death: January 7, 2021

Date of Birth: January 7, 1938


Robert “Bob” E. Flaherty of Portland died Thursday January 7, following a long illness. Son of Patrick and Alice Flaherty, Bob was born at Mercy hospital in Portland on January 7, 1938 and a 1955 graduate of Cheverus high school.
A lifelong Catholic, and nearly 50 year member of AA, Bob retired from the Archdiocese, as a director of Detox in Lewiston, after working many years in various centers in the portland area. Bob is preceded in death by his parents, first wife Rita Berry, brother James Flaherty and sister Betty Calendine, and a great-grandson Austin Blake. He is survived by his children Joelene Romanos, Scott Flaherty, Colleen Tirabassi, Shawn Flaherty and Daniel Flaherty. Known as “Grampy Bob” to his grandchildren, Bob was blessed with 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Loved by all who knew him, he will greatly missed.

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