Mary Ann Flaherty, age 70, of Moorhead, Minnesota passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at Sanford Palliative Care after a long illness. Preceded in death by parents, Harry and Goldie Flaherty, sisters, Kay Jacobson and Nikki, and brother, Jim. Survived by loving daughter, Michelle Thompson, son, Rex Christenson, and son, Tim (Karen) Benson; grandchildren, Anthony and Travis Thompson, great-grandchildren; six sisters, Pat (Al), Joy (Dale), Geri (Keith), Peggy (Joe), Debby and Joann (Paul), brother-in-law, Larry Jacobson; and other loving family and friends.
She was a graduate of Dickinson State, Minot State, and St. John’s University. She was also a member of St. Joseph’s Church, and an organist in Minot, Fargo, and Moorhead areas for many years. She made Fargo-Moorhead her home. She enjoyed music, reading, painting, movies, and shopping.
A special thanks to the St. Joseph’s Church staff and friends, and to the staff at Sanford Hospital Palliative Care Unit; you were amazing.