On the morning of February 22, 2022, a funeral mass was held for Brockton Fire Lieutenant Michael D. Mahoney at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Brockton. Lieutenant Mahoney, 52, passed away unexpectedly on February 14, 2022. 

Mahoney proudly joined the Brockton Fire Department in 1996 and served for 25 years. He spent many years on Squad-A, and also served as the aide to the deputy chief. Most recently, he was Lieutenant of the East Side’s Engine-4, Group-1.

Lieutenant Mahoney was the loving husband of Carolyn Mahoney for nearly 30 years. He leaves behind his sons, Patrick and John ‘Jack’ Mahoney; his sister, Susan Leydon and her husband Jimmie, and his brother, Kevin Mahoney; his in-laws, Robert and Joan Nickerson; his sisters-in-law, Doreen Nickerson and Christine Leonard and her husband Erick; he is also survived by his nieces and nephews, Amanda Leonard, Jimmie Leydon, Sarah Leonard, Joey Leydon, Christopher Leonard, Stevie Leydon, Tommy Leydon and Bobby Leydon.

The interment followed the ceremony at the Pine Hill Cemetery in West Bridgewater. 

Donations in Lieutenant Michael Mahoney’s name can be made to the Brockton Firefighter’s Relief Association, PO Box 3341, Brockton MA 02304-3341. 

– Fire News photos by Pat Travers and Bob Myers