RIP, Ben Flahive

It is with great sadness that we hear of the death of Ben Flahive. Sergeant Ben Flahive, who was the sergeant-in-charge of the Juvenile Diversion Programme for Cork city and county, died on Friday night following an illness.

Ben was an active member of Leevale Commitee for many years and was the first Welfare Office of the Club. His sons Kevin and Brian were strong juvenile athletes in the club and were prominent on many winning relay teams. We remember Ben fondly and we pass our deepest sympathies to the Flahive Family. 

FLAHIVE (Cork): On October 18th, 2019, peacefully at Marymount University Hospital and Hospice, BEN, Parkgate, Frankfield and late of Doneraile, (member of An Garda Síochána). Dearly loved husband of Pauline (née O’Donovan) and much loved father of Kevin and Brian, loving son of Jack and Mary and dear brother of Tom, Sean, Hugh, Miriam and Des. Sadly missed by his loving wife and sons, parents, brothers, sister, mother-in-law Monica, brothers-in-law, sisters-inlaw, nephews, nieces, uncles, aunts, cousins, colleagues, neighbours and friends.

Lying in repose at the Temple Hill Funeral Home, Boreenmanna Road of Jerh. O’Connor Ltd. Removal at 6.30pm on Monday evening to the Church of the Incarnation, Frankfield. Requiem Mass at 11.00am on Tuesday. Funeral afterwards to St. John’s Cemetery, Ballinrea. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to Marymount Hospice. House private.