Robert P. "Bob" Mahoney
October 2, 1943- July 27, 2018
Robert P. Mahoney of Reading, formerly of Saugus, passed away
surrounded by his loving family, Friday afternoon, July 27,
2018, Bob was 74. Born in Boston in October of 1943, he was the
loving son of the late John J. & Margaret (Sheehan) Mahoney.
Bob was raised in Somerville and attended Christopher Columbus
High School in the North End, and later graduated from Merrimac
Bob had over 32 years with the Medford Police Department and
retired as a Sergeant with the force. After his retirement, Bob
worked in the funeral industry. He was known as a compassionate
and longtime dedicated asset to all the funeral homes in the
area. He always brought a smile to his fellow workers. Bob was a
longtime, well-known associate of the Weir–MacCuish Funeral Home
in Malden. Bob enjoyed his time off and enjoyed his summers and
winters in North Conway, NH. But his cherished joy was all his
grandchildren, Bob was affectionately called Pa.
Bob is survived by his children Kelly A. Moynihan of Reading,
Cheryl M. Rufo of N. Reading, Lynn M. Strazzere and her husband
Guy of Reading, Kimberly J. Brown of Reading and John R. Mahoney
and his wife Hillary of Wakefield. Loving brother of John “Jack”
Mahoney and his wife Cheryl of Northborough & Jane O’Sullivan of
Maine. Bob was the cherished grandfather of Stephanie, Michael,
Kristi, Michael, Allyson, Kevin, Jamie, Thomas, Morgan, and
Charlie, and his loving niece Molly.
Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours on Wednesday,
August 1, 2018, from 4-8 PM, in
the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home,
144 Salem St., Malden, MA
At the family’s request, Bob’s funeral service in the funeral
home will be private. Friends are invited to Bob’s interment in
Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 11AM.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested contributions in
Bob's memory be made to the Joslin Diabetes Center, One Joslin
Place, Boston, MA 02215.