Aloha J. Flaherty


Aloha J. Flaherty, 63, of Westport, passed away at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at her residence. She was born on November 14, 1955 at Indianapolis, the daughter of Arthur L. and Betty J. (Bundren) Smith. She was raised in Millhousen and resided most of her life in Decatur County. She graduated from South Decatur High School in 1974 and was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. She enjoyed gardening and playing with her grandchildren. She married George W. Flaherty in Greensburg on August 1, 1997. He preceded her in death in October of 2014. She is survived by her son, Dylan Crawford of Greensburg; her sisters, Jane Melton of Westport, Anita Marie Patton of Scipio and Charity Brook Smith of Westport; her brothers, Thomas Allen Smith of Columbus and Arthur Lloyd Smith, Jr. of Greensburg and her seven grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and daughter, Kassie Marie Crawford. Following her wishes, she will be cremated and there will no services or visitation. The Bass & Gasper Funeral Home and Crematory has been entrusted with the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences can be made to the family at
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May 30, 2019
My deepest condolences. I knew her through her sister Jane at work. Like Jane, she’s a sweet and caring person. She’ll be greatly missed and fondly remembered of. Xo
Heather Adams
May 29, 2019