Susan M. Flaherty – Lincoln

Susan M. Flaherty – Lincoln

Susan M. Flaherty, 73, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the beloved wife of Francis Gallagher.

Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Ambrose S. and Kathleen (Gavin) Flaherty, she designed and built the house in Lincoln that she has lived in for the past 33 years. In her earlier years, Susan was an avid skier, and she spent summers in Dennis, Mass., with Frank and family.

Susan was a Certified Financial Planner for Ameriprise Financial Services Inc., Cumberland, for the past 35 years. She was a graduate of Bay View Academy and the Georgian Court University in New Jersey.

Besides her beloved husband, she is survived by her stepchildren, Kelly Holzman of Barnstable, Mass.; Kathleen Dapkas and her husband, Robert, of Marshfield, Mass.; Kevin Gallagher of Hudson, Mass.; Karen Kowalski and her husband, Michael, of King of Prussia, Pa.; and Christopher Gallagher and his wife, Catherine, of Hopkinton, Mass.; her sister, Kathleen McGowan, of Venice, Fla.; her brother, Martin J. Flaherty of Lincoln; 12 grandchildren; and 10 nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Stephen J. Flaherty and William A. Flaherty.

Her Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, October 27, at 11:30 a.m., in St. Ambrose Church, 191 School St., Albion. Her burial will be private. Calling Hours are respectfully omitted.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Susan’s memory to the ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter, 685 Canton Street, Suite 103, Norwood, MA 02062 or to Compassionate Care ALS, 752 W. Falmouth Highway, Falmouth, MA 02540, would be appreciated.

For directions and guest Book, please visit www.bellowsfuneralchapel.com. Arrangements entrusted with Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln, RI.