Patricia G. Flaharty

June 25, 1939 - August 17, 2019

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Tuesday, August 20, 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel

Wednesday, August 21, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Wednesday, August 21, 11:00 AM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Patricia Gail Flaharty, 80, of Big Long Lake died Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Northern Lakes Nursing and Rehabilitation in Angola.

Pat was born on June 25, 1939, in Sault Ste. Marie, MI and was raised in Madison, WI by Maxine and Paul Olson. They preceded her in death.

Pat married James E. “Jim” Flaharty in 1965 and they lived in Huntington, IN before moving to Big Long Lake in LaGrange County, IN. Together they raised three children.

She is survived by her husband and children, JP (Carleigh) Flaharty of Saline, MI, Daniel Flaharty of Jenison, MI, and Ann Marie Flaharty of San Antonio, TX, along with her five grandchildren Megan, Ryan, Nora, Catherine, and Colin. She also leaves one brother and sister-in-law, Terry and Donna Anderson of Madison, WI.

Her family and friends remember her as an exceptionally kind and generous person whodedicated her life to her family and friends while enjoying life at the lake, watching birds, gardening, being a great cook, and caring for her family. Pat was a lifelong fan of the Green Bay Packers.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street Kendallville with Father Vincent Joseph of St. Michael the Archangel Parish in Waterloo officiating. Private burial will be at St. Michael the Archangel Parish Cemetery.

Calling is Tuesday, August 20, 2019, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in the family name to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at or to the Alzheimer’s Association at

View a video tribute after Monday and share memories and condolences at

The family would like to thank the staff at Northern Lakes Nursing & Rehabilitation for their extraordinary love and compassionate care of Pat since December, 2017.

Guest Book

Mark and Linda Robinson
August 19th, 2019 1:06am
Livonia, MI

We always enjoyed seeing Pat at the Lake,, so many fun memories of our time visiting there, She was always so much fun and loved to talk. Our deepest sympathy to all of the family members at this time.

Carolyn Conley Campbell
August 18th, 2019 6:15pm
Versailles Mo.

Prayers for the family at this difficult time. May you cherish the good memories.

Randy Rowe
August 18th, 2019 3:44pm
Big Long Lake

Sending my deepest sympathy to your family.

Jack and Teryl Franks
August 18th, 2019 2:26pm
venice florida

Our deepest sympathy to Jim and the great family he and Pat raised. Let us all raise a glass to this wonderful lady and good friend and keep her alive in our memory until we meet again

August 18th, 2019 12:39am
LaGrange In

Such a beautiful woman inside and out. I will forever treasure our talks and all I know about your family!!! She adored all of you !!