Francis J. Mahoney, 56
He leaves his wife of 24 years, Patricia (Collagan) Mahoney; his stepdaughter, Tara Sellar of Westborough; his father, Frank Mahoney Sr. of Weston; two brothers, Michael Mahoney of Needham and Ralph Mahoney of Marstons Mills; four sisters, Catherine Gearin of Arlington and Maureen Doucette, Cornelia Culici and Helen Alexy, all of Newton; and 21 nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother, Catherine (Sennott) Mahoney, in 2009 and a brother, Kevin Mahoney, who also died in 2009.
Born in Cambridge and raised in Newton, he had lived in Northborough since 1987. He was a graduate of Newton North High School and attended Wentworth Institute in Boston.
Mr. Mahoney was a co-owner of Mahoney Electric in Newton for many years. He was also an antique dealer and a fabulous gourmet cook.
He enjoyed golfing and was an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan. He was a member of St. Bernadette Parish, a member of Tower Hill Botanical Garden and volunteered for the Northborough Food Pantry.
A funeral Mass was celebrated Feb. 14 at St. Bernadette Church in Northborough, with burial at Howard Street Cemetery. Hays Funeral Home of Northborugh assisted with arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the Northborough Food Pantry, 63 Main St., Northborough, MA 01532 or Abby's House Inc., 52 High St., Worcester, MA 01609. For online condolences, please visit www.haysfuneralhome.com.
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