MULLANE A. Michael Mullane (BFD E21 Retired 3rd District Vice President of the International Association of Fire Fighters and Vice President of Massachusetts of AFL-CIO. Veteran US Navy) of Quincy formerly of Dorchester died on January 1, 2016 of complications from surgery with his loving family at his bedside. Mike was preceded in death by his parents William (BPD Detective Ret.) and Laurentine (Waggett) Mullane and his brother Neal Mullane Sr. (Lt. BFD E21 Ret.) and his wife Elaine. Mike is survived by his best friend, the love of his life Elaine Malone of South Boston, her sons Sean and his wife Stacy, their son Jack of Lucedale, Mississippi, and Scott and his son Nolan of Pensacola, Florida. Mike was the devoted brother of William “Bo” Mullane (BPD Lt. Detective Ret.) and his wife Patricia of South Boston, Janice “Sissy” Mullane (BTD Ret.) of Quincy, Jacqueline Miner and her husband Arthur of Hanson, and Ann Diodati of Ipswich. Mike was the proud uncle of Maura Mullane Ranieri of Braintree, Deirdre Mullane Pinkham of Dorchester, Katelyn Mullane O’Toole of West Roxbury, Tina Grimaldi of Whitman, Joseph Grimaldi of Quincy, Michael Grimaldi of Abington, Neal Mullane Jr. of Dorchester, Suzanne Gillis of Dorchester, Judean Andreassi of Pembroke, Rene Miner of Kingston, Lauren Pothier of Pembroke, Arthur Miner Jr. of Marlborough, Nicholas Diodati of Salisbury, and William Diodati of Ipswich. Mike was born and raised in Dorchester. He graduated from Boston Technical High School before joining the Navy. After returning home Mike joined the Boston Fire Department. Visitation will be held at Florian Hall 55 Hallet Street Dorchester, MA on Thursday January 7, from 2:00 P.M. 8:00 P.M. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Brendan’s Church on Friday January 8, at 10:00 A.M. Burial with Military honors will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery Dorchester, MA. Arrangements by MacKinnon Family of Funeral Homes (781) 447-2344. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Jacqueline Andreassi Scholarship Fund c/o The Boston Firefighters Credit Union 60 Hallet Street Dorchester, MA 02124. To send and online condolence visit www.mackinnonfuneralhomes.com MACKINNON FAMILY OF FUNERAL HOMES
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Published in Boston Herald on Jan. 5, 2016