MAHONEY Brian R., 66, of South Boston, passed away suddenly on November 19, 2016. Beloved husband of Kellie (Fitzgerald) Mahoney. Devoted father of Brian J. Mahoney. Loving son of the late William and Mary (O'Donnell) Mahoney. Dear brother of Robert Mahoney, his wife Brenda of Weymouth, Elaine Mahoney, Dennis, his wife Patty all of South Boston, the late Paul, John, William, Michael, James and Maryanne Mahoney. Also survived by his loving nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. Brian was a graduate of SBHS, Class of 1968. Late veteran US Army, Vietnam Era and past commander of the Paul J. Saunders Post AL #383. Former US Capital Police Officer and Retired Boston Police Officer. He was Editor in Chief of The South Boston Today Newspaper and a dedicated community activist. Brian enjoyed following Politics, was an avid reader and shared a great passion for the stewardship of the community he loved. He was a also a former coach and supporter of the South Boston Little League and South Boston Pop Warner. Visiting hours in the O'Brien Funeral Home, 146 Dorchester St. South Boston, Friday from 4-8PM. Funeral Mass in Gate of Heaven Church, 615 East Fourth St., South Boston, Saturday at 10:00AM. (Please go directly to church in the morning). Interment New Calvary Cemetery, Mattapan. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Brian's memory to the Veterans Express, 470 West Broadway, South Boston, MA 02127.
O'Brien Funeral Home
146 Dorchester Street
South Boston, MA 02127
Published in Boston Herald from Nov. 22 to Nov. 23, 2016