Mr. Richard Evans Flaherty, of Chipley, Florida, transitioned from this earthly life to
eternal life on June 21, 2020. He was 79 years old and a native of Estoria, New York.
Richard was born on April 29, 1941 to the late John Michael Flaherty and Edna Mae
(Evans) Flaherty in Estoria, New York. He later relocated to Chipley, Florida where he was an
educator in the Public-School System. He was united in Holy Matrimony to Patricia Ferguson
and blessed with one beautiful daughter.
He leaves to cherish his memories his wife: Patricia Flaherty; daughter: Christina
Steinke (Rodney Jarvis, fiancé) and three grandchildren; sister: Christina (Jim) Harris, all of
Chipley, Florida; along with a host of other relatives and friends.
A Celebration of Richard’s Life will be held in the near future with close family and
friends. Memorialization will be by cremation. Family and friends may express condolences
online at www.cooperfhchipley.com.