John P. Flaherty

John P. Flaherty died on February 11th 2023.

John P. Flaherty died on February 11th 2023 at the Pete Moore Hospice Pavilion in Lane County Oregon, John was born in New York City on June 27th 1939, To Andrew E O Flaherty and Theresa Rutledge Flaherty. While growing up in Manhattan John attended Ascension Elementary School; Then Bishop DuBois Catholic High School Manhattan New York. Shortly after graduating High School,He enlisted in The United States Army. After completing his tour of service, John attended Pepperdine University in California;Then attending Cal Tec Los Angeles Earning a degree in Economics; Next moving North to the University of Oregon where he earned a Masters degree in Theater. John earned a second Masters degree from the University of Oregon in Counseling Psychology. He then was employed by the Lane County Juvenile Court where he served the court for 20 years. After his retirement, John returned to the theater, acting with the Florence Repertory Theater. This led to John securing,developing and restoring The Playhouse Theater in Historic Old Town Florence for the enjoyment of the community.
John is survived by his sister Genevieve T. Flaherty Paukovits, Steven Paukovits inlaw,
Former wife and friend Janet Flaherty. Close friend Karen Peck, Several Nephews, a Niece, a much loved Godchild, and many Cousins. John was a good friend to many people and will be missed for his Irish Wit and Humor.John's Family would like to thank all the Staff at the Pete Moore Hospice Pavilion where``There are Angels Among Us.” Providing comfort and dignity. Services are private at John's request. At the direction of Andreason’s Burial Services, Springfeild Or.
Donations in Memory of John can be Made to The Pete Moore Hospice Pavilion and The Florence Repertory Theater.