Florence A. (Flaherty) Meaney

November 22, 1917 ~ May 26, 2022 (age 104)


Florence Meaney, 104, of Ottawa, IL, passed away Thursday May 26, 2022 at Ottawa Pavilion.

 Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 am Saturday June 4, 2022 at St. Patrick's Church, with Rev. Gary Caster officiating. Visitation will be 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Friday at Ottawa Funeral Home Rosary at 4:45 pm. Burial will be in St. Columba Cemetery. 

Florence was born November 22, 1917, in Ottawa, IL, to Harold and Margaret (Shannon) Flaherty . She married William Duckworth  and then married Lawrence Meaney on April 5, 1968 at Ottawa, IL. 

She worked at Peltier Glass Co. She was a member of St. Mary's Church, Naplate; AARP Women Club and Volunteer of  Ottawa Regional Hospital.

She is survived by one son Jack John Duckworth, eleven grandchildren, twenty two great grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter.

Florence was preceded in death by parents, both husbands William Duckworth & Lawrence Meaney, two daughters, Rita and Florence, two sons  William and James Duckworth, her sister Cecilia Nink. 

Pallbearers will be Grandsons.

Memorials may be directed to St. Patrick's Church.

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June 3, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ottawa Funeral Home
1111 LaSalle Street
Ottawa, IL 61350

Mass of Christian Burial
June 4, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Patrick s Church (Ottawa)

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