BATON ROUGE, LA AND FORT FAIRFIELD - Katherine Flannery Finney, a native of Fort Fairfield, Maine and a resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, passed away on April 27, 2016 at the age of 91. She was born February 17, 1925 in Fort Fairfield, the daughter of George Wellington and Geneva (Langley) Flannery.
She retired as a bookkeeper from Rockwell International in Downey, California after 20 years. She was an active member of Moravian Church of Downey for 50 years, enjoying circle meetings and spending time with friends. She was an avid golfer, playing courses in Maine and California. Traveling around the world, her favorite trip was to Ireland where she checked out her family roots.
She is survived by two nieces, Brenda Fertitta and husband Frank of Baton Rouge, and Vendela Carlson of Boston, Mass; and numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, George Wellington and Geneva Langley Flannery; brothers, Frederick Flannery and George Flannery; sister, Velma Flannery Carlson; and longtime friend and companion William F. Beaty.
Friends may call Tuesday May 3, 2016 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Giberson-Dorsey Funeral Home, 144 Main Street, Fort Fairfield, where the funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. with the Pastor Charlie Campbell of the Limestone High Street Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow at the Riverside Cemetery, Fort Fairfield. Those who wish may contribute in memory of Katherine to the Fort Fairfield Alumni Association, P.O. Box 201, Fort Fairfield, Maine 04742. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gibersondorseyfuneralhome.com