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Frank E. Mahoney, Jr.
  • The Frank E. Mahoney, Jr., Memorial Fund c/o North Shore Bank
    412 Lynn Fells Parkway
    Saugus, MA 01906
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“With Deepest Sympathy from the Flaman/Fletcher FamilyFrank was a ray of sunshine when he walked into a room. He made everyone smile and want to...Read More »
1 of 35 | Posted by: Laurie Flaman Fletcher - RI

“Frank was a special colleague at Northeastern University for many years. I will always remember him smiling and being so efficient and effective at...Read More »
2 of 35 | Posted by: Gene Reppucci - Wayland, MA

“Good Man. Rest in peace Frank. You will be missed. ”
3 of 35 | Posted by: Pat Madigan - Boston, MA - Friend

“Franco was dedicated to helping hockey players. I worked with him when he first started coaching and we always shared player development ideas. He...Read More »
4 of 35 | Posted by: Bob Varney - Melrose, MA - Friend

“Frank,Thanks for all that you have done for Northeastern University and the Women's Ice Hockey Team. You touched so many lives. You will truly be...Read More »
5 of 35 | Posted by: Northeastern Women's Hockey Program - MA

“I am so sad to hear about Franco as we all called him... he was always there to lend a helping hand as a wonderful neighbor on West Emerson Street! ...Read More »
6 of 35 | Posted by: Traci Christopher - Melrose, MA

“To The Mahoney Family, We are so so saddended to learn of your loss. Frankie was the best neighbor anyone could have ever wished for. The way he...Read More »
7 of 35 | Posted by: Karen Symond - Melrose - Neighbor

“Rest in Peace Frank! You were a great friend! May the road rise to meet you, May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your...Read More »
8 of 35 | Posted by: Kathy O'Brien - Friend

“Al and I just heard the sad news of Franks death and we offer our heart felt condolences to you all. ”
9 of 35 | Posted by: Lisa Howitt - Melrose, MA

“Frank, you were such a great friend to me and my family. Friends for over 30 years, I have so many memories of our good items together. RIP and I...Read More »
10 of 35 | Posted by: Julaine McInnis - Norwood, MA

“Mrs Groves, Mr. Groves, Christine, Missy, and Kim...April and I are so very sorry to hear about Franco's passing. We hope that you find comfort in...Read More »
11 of 35 | Posted by: Michael Joyce - Melrose, MA

“I HAVE MANY MEMORIES OF THE MAHONEY FAMILY AS FRANK'S DAD WAS ONE OF MY MOST FAVORITE PEOPLE IN THE WORLD. I WAS AT THEIR HOME OFTEN WITH MY PARENTS...Read More »
12 of 35 | Posted by: ELAINE PARKER - READING, MA

“Truly a great man and friend. I will miss him so much. Great golf buddy RIP my friend. ”
13 of 35 | Posted by: William Ridings - Scituate, MA

“So sorry to hear of Frank's passing. We had such great times during our High School/College years! My thoughts and prayers are with the family...Read More »
14 of 35 | Posted by: Mary (Merlo) Christo - Quincy, MA

“Frank, I will miss you. I enjoyed our time together for 10 years building projects together at NU and Malden Catholic, you always made if fun and I...Read More »
15 of 35 | Posted by: Tony Miliote - Freehold, NJ

“I remember running into Frankie at Fort Lauderdale airport. He had his golf clubs with him & on his face was the big smile he always had. He smiled...Read More »
16 of 35 | Posted by: Maureen Kinch - Davie, FL

“Frank I will miss your witty comments about moving out of Cullinane and your knowledge of everything related to university buildings. Whenever I pass...Read More »
17 of 35 | Posted by: Maria Galarza - Boston, MA

“Frank's passing saddens me so much. I haven't seen Frank in years but have such wonderful memories of the Malden Catholic/Girls Catholic gang. So...Read More »
18 of 35 | Posted by: Mary Ann (Tierney) Sullivan - MA

“My condolence to the Mahoney and Brady families. ”
19 of 35 | Posted by: Denise Young - Boston, MA

Frank with NU Women's Varsity 1982-83 “Franko, We had our differences once in a while, but for the many years I have known you, (since you were 12), you proved to be very thoughtful,...Read More »
20 of 35 | Posted by: Don MacLeod - Winthrop, MA

“Franko was such a fun guy to have on the ice when playing for NU in the 80"s...He will be missed.God Bless Franko Margie Sanford Burke ”
21 of 35 | Posted by: Margie Burke - Franklin, MA

“I will always remember Frank's joyous enthusiasm when he held a golf club!My deepest sympathies and prayers for all family and friends.Tom Riley ”
22 of 35 | Posted by: Tom Riley - Wakefield, MA

“My sincere condolences to the entire Mahoney and Brady family. May Frank rest in peace. I hope he knew what a place he had in the Facilities Division...Read More »
23 of 35 | Posted by: Carol Rosskam - Boston, MA

“Frank is going to truly be missed> He was one of the special people who knew exactly what to say to make your day. We were always laughing or...Read More »
24 of 35 | Posted by: Inger Brown - Boston, MA

“I had the sincere pleasure of working with Frank here at NU over the past 20 years. He was a true gentleman, a straight shooter, and a wonderful...Read More »
25 of 35 | Posted by: Stephanie Grokulsky - Boston, MA

“Frank it was an honor to know you.... Rose and I will always remember NU womens hockey with you.... Go NU ”
26 of 35 | Posted by: joe cazeault - nashville, TN

“Our deepest sympathy on Franks passing...our loss is Heavens gain. ”
27 of 35 | Posted by: Alice and Gerry Lynch - Melrose, MA

“Franko was an amazing man. He was not only a super coach, but he was a great friend and mentor. I am so sorry to hear of his passing. Heaven just got...Read More »
28 of 35 | Posted by: Kerrie Brasington (Cronin) - NH

“Frank was such a nice guy! I worked at Northeastern for 9 years as an asst basketball coach. Frank was one of the guys who showed me the NU way and...Read More »
29 of 35 | Posted by: Karen Pinkos - Manchester, NH

“To the Mahoney family, Sorry to hear the sad news about Frank. aka Franco. He was a great friend and coach during my years on the NU Women's Ice...Read More »
30 of 35 | Posted by: Rose (Boyd), Joe, Taylor & Torrey Cazeault - TN

“paul ”
31 of 35 | Posted by: Paul Mccaffrey - Medford, MA

“Whenever I think of Frankie, I will always picture him smiling, laughing, and just being the wonderful person he was. I'll remember him fondly.As...Read More »
32 of 35 | Posted by: Karen Griffin - Weymouth, MA

“Dean, Patti and the girls.So sorry for your loss. Franco was a wonderful person. We know you're going to miss him. ”
33 of 35 | Posted by: Bob & Lynette Groves

“Frank. One of the kindest friends I have ever met. Miss you bigtime ”
34 of 35 | Posted by: Mike Tarpey - Melrose, MA

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
35 of 35 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague


It is with great sadness that the family of Frank E. Mahoney, Jr. announces his passing after a brief illness, on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the age of 58 years.

Son of the late Barbara A. and Frank E. Mahoney, Sr., Frank was a long-time resident of Melrose, MA until his recent move to Reading, MA.

Frank is survived by his brother Larry and his wife Christine Mahoney, his sister Patricia and her husband Dean Groves, niece Christine Brady, her husband Christopher, and their children Reaghan and Norah, niece Melissa Garfield, her husband Eric, and their children Jake and Molly, and niece Kimberly Talbot, her husband Tim, and their children Liam and Callahan.

Frank was a graduate of Malden Catholic High School in Malden, MA, and went on to obtain both a BS degree and an MPA degree from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. He was fortunate to have a long 31-year career at Northeastern University and had an active role in the implementation of the Boston Campus Master Plan improvements and renovations, most recently as Director of Work Management, Design & Construction in the Facilities Division. He received many awards and recognitions for his important contributions to the University, and developed lifelong personal relationships with hundreds of colleagues, vendors, and builders. He was relied upon by many to get the job done.

Frank proudly served on the boards of numerous organizations, including: Northeastern University Federal Credit Union Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and Credit Committee; Chaired the Year 2K Task Force for both the Credit Union and Northeastern University's Physical Plant; Malden Catholic High School Board of Trustees and Chairperson, Plant Committee; Melrose Youth Hockey; and Golf Chairman of Bellevue Golf Club.

Frank was an Assistant Coach of Northeastern University's Women's Ice Hockey team during the 1980's. He is credited with coaching Ice Hockey, Baseball and Football for many years in the City of Melrose Youth Programs. Youth sports were at the very foundation of his belief to keep young people involved in positive personal development.

Visiting hours will be on Wednesday, July 26th from Gately Funeral Home, 79 West Foster St. Melrose, MA 02176, (781) 665-1949, www.gatelyfh.com from 4-8pm. Frank's funeral mass will be at St. Mary of the Annunciation at 9 Herbert Street on Thursday, July 27th at 10am. Interment will be private.

Memorial donations in memory of Frank can be made to: The Frank E. Mahoney, Jr. Memorial Fund, c/o North Shore Bank, 412 Lynn Fells Parkway, Saugus, MA 01906