Donna Gene Flaherty

Donna Gene Flaherty, 77, of West Columbia SC, passed away on April 9, 2018 in West Columbia, SC.

Donna was born on August 19th, 1940 to the late Lawrence “Gus” Manus and Geneva Brown Manus.  She is survived by daughter, Lynnette Crolley (Douglas Crolley); and son, Kenneth Flaherty (Marti Flaherty); sister in law, Cherry Manus; grandchildren, Brian Pressly (Megan Pressly), Renee Lovett, Nikki Flaherty, Amber Flaherty, Heather Flaherty; and great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn Pressly, Christian Kelly, Tristan Pressly, Cameron Parker, Sean Thomas, Carmen Pressly, Joshua Baker, Colton Flaherty, and baby Natalie Pressly on the way.  She is also survived by many cousins, nieces, and nephews.  Donna is pre-deceased by brothers, Kenneth Manus and Robin Manus; and son, William “Billy” Flaherty, Jr.

Donna’s indomitable spirit encouraged her family and friends to persist in the face of many struggles.  We celebrate her reunion with our heavenly Father.   She will be greatly missed, but never forgotten.

The family will receive friends Thursday April 12, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home of Lexington.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 13, 2018 at Our Savior Lutheran Church, West Columbia.  Burial will follow in Southland Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 107 Westpark Blvd, #220, Columbia, SC 29210.