Flaherty, age 23 of Porter, IN, passed away suddenly on December 4, 2017, in
He was born on July
26, 1994 in Hammond, IN, to James and Madelyn (Doty) Flaherty.
Those left to
cherish his memory are his loving parents; two brothers he adored, Jared
(Leanne) Flaherty, and Sean (Alexis Manka) Flaherty; two nieces, Maddie and
Gracie Flaherty; paternal grandfather, Tony Flaherty; aunts, Rose (Dick)
Mills and Diane (Rod) Boyer, Teresa (Todd) Brown; uncles, Delhi Doty, Dale
(Mary) Doty, Tim (Sandy) Flaherty and Dan (Brenda) Flaherty; numerous
cousins and friends.
He was preceded in
death by maternal grandparents, Delhi and Madelyn Doty; paternal
grandmother, Dorothy Flaherty; paternal aunt, Katy Flaherty; and maternal
aunt, Lynn Krausman.
Ethan attended St.
John Bosco Catholic School and Church in Hammond, IN. He was a graduate of
Chesterton High School in 2013 and a graduate of St. Ambrose University in
2017. Ethan was employed at OneMain Financial in Merrillville, IN, as a loan
processor. He was smart and witty and loved by everyone he met. Ethanís
faith was very important to him. He loved the Iowa Hawkeyes, Chicago Cubs,
watching college football, euchre, video games, penguins, music and his
The family requests
that you wear your favorite college or professional sports team attire for
Mass of Christian
Burial will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., at St.
Patrick Catholic Church, 638 N. Calumet Road, Chesterton, IN, 46304, with
Father Nate Edquist officiating. Burial will follow at St. Patrick Catholic
Visitation will be
held on Friday, December 8, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with a
7:00 p.m. prayer service at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway,
Chesterton, IN, 46304.
In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to the family for an Ethan Flaherty memorial.
to the family may be made at www.ee-fh.com