Patrick John Herlihy
WORCESTER - Patrick John Herlihy, 22, of Worcester, passed away Thursday, December 31, 2015.
He leaves behind his parents, Jim & Kristin Herlihy, brothers Shayne & Nicholas, sister Dolly, paternal grandmother Mary C. Herlihy, maternal grandmother June I. Carelli, all of Worcester, and several aunts, uncles & cousins.
Patrick was born in Worcester & lived there all his life.
Patrick attended St. Peter-Marian & Doherty High Schools. He worked locally as a landscape contractor. He played baseball at Jesse Burkett Little League & hockey for the Worcester Crusaders. He played high school hockey for the Worcester COOP team. He was USA hockey referee & volunteered as a referee at the Special Olympics. Patrick enjoyed hunting & fishing, especially with his friend at the House Camp in Charlton.
He will be sadly missed by his family, friends & dog Lilly.
The funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, January 5, at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, 353 Grove Street, Worcester. Burial will follow at St. John's Cemetery with a reception at Dino's Restaurant. There are no calling hours.
The family requests that flowers be omitted. Memorial donations can be made to the Boys & Girls Club of Worcester, 65 Tainter St., Worcester, MA 01610 or Be Like Brit, Inc. 66 Pullman Street Worcester, MA 01606.
The Athy Memorial Home, 111 Lancaster St., Worcester, is directing arrangements.
Published in Worcester Telegram & Gazette from Jan. 3 to Jan. 4, 2016.