Rosemary (Wolf) Flaherty

May 12, 1924 - March 18, 2023

Visitation: Wednesday, 2-4 & 6-8 p.m.; Devlin Funeral Home, Inc., Ross Twp.

Service: Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of M. Carmel Parish, St. Teresa of Avila Church, Thursday at 10:00 a.m.

Rosemary Flaherty, 98, of Vincentian Personal Care Home, Pittsburgh, PA, died peacefully on Saturday, March 18, 2023.She was the first born of three children to Frederick and Lavina (nee Musher) Wolf. She was married to Regis V. Flaherty for 37 years prior to his passing in 1989 and they had seven children.

Rosemary is survived by five of her children, Regis J (Libbie) Flaherty, John (Rita) Flaherty, Judy (Ben) Swogger, Mary Rose (Jim) Franks, and Kathy (Ron) Graziani as well as 17 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren (with another on the way) and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, her brother (Deacon Gerard Wolf), her sister (Sally Mrozowski), two of her children, Patty (Tanny) Deliere and Kevin (Linda) Flaherty, and two of her grandsons, Kyle Deliere and Patrick Franks.

Visitation will be Wednesday, March 22, 2023 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at Devlin Funeral Home, 806 Perry Hwy, Pittsburgh, PA 15229.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, March 23, 2023 at 10:00 am at Saint Teresa of Avila church (Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish), 1000 Avila Court, Pittsburgh, PA, 15237. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Moon Township.

In lieu of flowers, memorials or donations may be made to Vincentian Charitable Foundation (, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (

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  • Frank Almade

    My deepest sympathy to John and Rita, to Rege and Libbie and the whole Flaherty family on the loss of your mother at age 98. I am sorry I was not able to make the viewing or funeral Mass. My prayers. May she rest in peace.

  • Arlene Bigger

    The Flaherty family is a big part of my childhood memories. Your mother was such a sweet person. I can distinctly hear her voice and see her face light up when she smiled. You are all in my thoughts. You had her a long time, but I know you are missing her. Love, Arlene

  • Fr. Rich Zelik, OFM Cap

    My sympathy to John and Rita Flaherty at the passing of Rosemary Flaherty. I am holding you all and Rosemary in prayer.

  • Kim Johovich

    Dear Flaherty Family, My thoughts and prayers are with you all as you grieve Rosemary’s passing. May she rest in peace with our Lord and Savior.

  • Loretta Kendall

    I am sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. Let me know if you need anything. Loretta


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