BELMONT — Havana Eve O'Flaherty, 2, of 5 Village Apartment Rd., died Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon.
She was born on March 15, 2011 in Concord, the daughter of Joe O'Flaherty and Crystal Case. Known as Little Miss Havana Eve, a 2 ½ year old that had a smile of gold and eyes that sparkled like diamonds. Her contagious laugh always had people in smiles. Havana, not the average 2 year old, was very well mannered, smart and always happy. She enjoyed dancing, singing, reading stories and playing with children of all ages. She had a connection with animals that one could not describe. She was the perfect toddler that everyone adored. Havana attended Heavenly Sunshine Daycare in Belmont.
She is survived by her mother, Crystal Case of Belmont, her father, Joe O'Flaherty of Laconia, her maternal grandparents Denise A. Potter of Gilford and Raymond L. Case of York, Maine, her paternal grandparents Thomas E. O'Flaherty of Portsmouth and Panama and Ginny Boyd of Gilmanton I.W., her maternal great grandmother, Diane Potter of Laconia, her paternal great grandmother, Mary E. Boyd of Wallingford, CT, her six uncles; Derek R. Case and his partner Kimberly Mignosa of Elliot, Maine, Danny W. Case of Franklin, Joseph A. White of Gilford, Jeffrey Quinn and his partner Amanda Gurley of Derry, Teo O'Flaherty and his partner Gillian Murphy of Oakland, CA and Noah O'Flaherty of Laconia, her two aunts; Libby O'Flaherty and her partner Tyler Meeks of Livingston, MT, Aniko Robbins and her husband Scott of Meredith, cousins Samuel, Stella, Ezekial, Naven, Laycee, Aiden, Abby, Brandon, Dominic and Serenity. She was predeceased by her sister, Daelynn Case-O'Flaherty in 2006 and maternal grandfather Joseph M White and her maternal great grandparents; Barbara Case, William Case and Richard "Dick" Potter.
Calling hours will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at the First Baptist Church of Belmont, 49 Church Hill, Belmont. Burial will be private.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made online in Havanah's memory at www.gofundme.com/4mnthk.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.