Elizabeth Flatley


Age: 81

mother of world-famous Lord of the Dance performer and choreographer Michael Flatley who was born in County Carlow, Ireland but migrated to the United States in 1947 where she met fellow Irish immigrant Michael Flatley, Sr. (d. 2015) at a dance in Detroit before the couple married and moved to Chicago, Illinois and who was credited with nurturing her son's career that reflects their heritage.

Cause of Death: Brief illness

Born: August 24, 1935

Died: December 28, 2016

New Lenox, Illinois