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Wenonah G. Flaherty

December 4, 1921 February 5, 2018
Wenonah G. Flaherty
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Obituary for Wenonah G. Flaherty

Wenonah Flaherty, 96, of Toledo, Ohio passed away Monday February 5, 2018. She was born December 4, 1921, in Bowling Green, Kentucky. She was the third of seven girls born to Judge William L. and Mayme Elizabeth (Woodring) Gonterman. Wenonah graduated from Munfordville High School and married her high school sweetheart, Buel Tolbert Reynolds. They had one daughter, Sherron Lee in 1940. B.T. was a pilot in the Army Air Corps and died in a crash in 1944.

Nona Worked at the Vul T Aircraft Plant in Louisville during WWII. She married Norbert Peters in 1945. He was from Green Bay Wisconsin and this is where she developed her love for the Packers! They moved to Toledo in 1955. She was once again widowed.

Nona graduated from the University of Toledo, started her graduate studies and also started her teaching career at this time. She taught at St. Clements, Gunckle and finished her career at Riverside School.

In 1980 she retired and moved to Florida. She married Matthias Flaherty and they traveled and cruised extensively. Nona was an avid golfer and won many awards. Her hobbies include gardening, piano and a love of poetry. Her fondness for poetry led her to doing many readings of poetry for different groups. One of her finest achievements was being named Kentucky Colonel. She was an amazing woman! She belonged to Bay View Yacht Club, Sweet Adelines, Women of the Moose, Loyal Order of Eagles and V.F.W.

She is Survived by her daughter, Sherron and Donald (Toby) Ward; sisters, Mary Lynn Jensen and Phyllis Clark; grandchildren, Michael (MaryAnn) Jan, Jeffrey Jan, Bradley (Jan Pipes) Jan, Gregory (Angie) Jan, Rebecca (Ron) Dudley, and Jennifer (Steve) Chafins; and many great and great-great-grandchildren.

Many thanks to Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Please consider any donations to that wonderful organization.

A visitation will be held from 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. on Thursday February 8, 2018 at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St. Toledo, Ohio. Funeral services will follow at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday February 8, 2018 in the funeral home with Wenonah's Family officiating. Interment will be private.

Online expressions of sympathy, fond memories or photos may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Thursday

8

Feb

1:30 PM 2/8/2018 1:30:00 PM - 4:30 PM 2/8/2018 4:30:00 PM
David R. Jasin-Hoening - Toledo

5300 N Summit Street
Toledo, OH 43611

David R. Jasin-Hoening - Toledo
5300 N Summit Street Toledo 43611 OH
United States

Service

Thursday

8

Feb

4:30 PM 2/8/2018 4:30:00 PM
David R. Jasin-Hoening - Toledo

5300 N Summit Street
Toledo, OH 43611

Wenonah's Family will be officiating.

David R. Jasin-Hoening - Toledo
5300 N Summit Street Toledo 43611 OH
United States
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