Michael Joseph Hernon

  • Died: July 15, 2019
  • Location: Dorchester, Massachusetts

James A. Murphy & Son Funeral Home

1020 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester, MA 02125

Tel. (617) 265-9840

Tribute & Message From The Family

Member of Laborers Union Local #223

HERNON, Michael J. In Dorchester, formerly of Rusheennamanagh, Carna, Co. Galway, Ireland, died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, July 15, 2019.

Beloved husband of Margaret G. (McDonagh) Hernon.

Loving father of Corporal Matthew M. Hernon USMC and Meghan J. Hernon, both of Dorchester.

Brother of Colie Hernon of England, Barbara Brown of England, John Hernon of England, Philomena Hernon of England, Bridie Muller of Quincy, Agnes Bainbridge of Ireland, Muiread Birrane of Ireland, Stephen Hernon of Dorchester, Gerald Hernon of Ireland, Peter Hernon of Ireland, Paddy Hernon of Ireland, and the late Josephine, James, and Martin Hernon.

Survived by many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor and remember Michael's life by gathering for visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Ave., DORCHESTER, on Thursday, July 18, from 5-8 P.M.

His Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Mark Church on Friday morning, July 19, at 9 A.M.

Burial will take place in Mynish Cemetery in Carna, Co. Galway.

Michael was a member of the Laborers Union Local #223 for over 20 years.

Michael's family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the doctors, nurses, and staff at VNA Hospice and Beth Israel Hospital for their comforting care.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Mike's memory may be made to the American Liver Foundation, 188 Needham Street, Newton, MA 02461.


Condolence & Memory Journal

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

Posted by A friend   October 24, 2020

RIP Michael, condolences to all of Michaels family, thinking of you all at this sad time, thoughts and prayers to michaels family

Posted by Margaret Ridge - Galway, TN - Neighbor   July 20, 2019

My sincere condolences. Mike will be missed. May his memory be a blessing that brings you joy.

Posted by Jennifer Taranto - Brookline, MA - Coworker   July 17, 2019


May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Posted by David Alviano - Cranston, RI - coworker   July 17, 2019

I am so saddened to hear about Michael. My prayers are with you all.

Posted by Donna Ferrin (Watts) - Haverhill, MA - Friend   July 17, 2019

My condolence to the Hernon family for the loss of their father may he rest in peace

Posted by Peter Clougherty - BOSTON, MA - Acquaintance   July 17, 2019

May his soul rest in peace

Posted by Peter Clougherty - BOSTON, MA   July 17, 2019


Sad to hear the news of Michael's passing, my condolences to all his family. May he Rest In Peace.

Posted by Ben Leone - Revere, MA - Coworker   July 17, 2019

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