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Services Saturday for Ethan A. Flaherty, age 23

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Ethan Anthony Flaherty, age 23 of Porter, IN, passed away suddenly on December 4, 2017, in Davenport, Iowa.

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 mamaís cooking.

The family requests that you wear your favorite college or professional sports team attire for the visitation.

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 Cemetery.

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.

Online condolences to the family may be made at



Posted 12/7/2017




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