MAHONEY Lawrence F. 87, of Somerville March 15, 2014. Beloved husband of 59 years to Emma L. (Laidler). Loving father of Lawrence F. Mahoney Jr. and his wife Sandra of Bentonville, AR, Louise Mahoney-Scullari and Mary Mahoney both of Stoneham. Brother of Evelyn Nighelli of Norton, Jean Fothergill of Wilmington and the late Arthur Mahoney and Dorothy Maguire. Brother in law of Edward F. Holmes of Stoneham and Marie Laidler of Medford. Dear grandfather of Matthew and Mark Scullari, Caitlin and Brendan Mahoney. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral procession from the George L. Doherty Funeral Home, 855 Broadway (Powder House Sq). SOMERVILLE, Tuesday morning at 8:45 A.M. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Mary Church, Charlestown at 10:00 A.M. Relatives and friends invited. Calling Hours Monday 4:00 P.M. 8:00 P.M. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Mr. Mahoney was a Retired Somerville Firefighter. Late member of the Charlestown School Boys, L Street Bath House, Cambridge YMCA, and Boston Athletic Club where he was an avid handball player. He was a great fan of all Boston sports teams, particularly the BC Eagles. He was also a veteran of the US Army serving proudly during the Korean War and was appointed Honorary Special Agent of the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office in 2013. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Mahoney Family Fund for Nursing Education, c/o Mt. Auburn Hospital, 330 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. For more information visit dohertyfuneralservice.com
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George L Doherty Funeral Service, Inc.
855 Broadway (Powder House Square)
Somerville, MA 02144
Published in Boston Herald on Mar. 16, 2014