Michael P. Garofalo, age 49

of Hull

Michael P. Garofalo, age 49

Michael P. Garofalo, age 49, of Hull, died, Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at his home.

Michael was born, raised, and educated in Quincy. He was a graduate of North Quincy High School, Class of 1990. He lived his entire life on the South Shore but most loved living near the beach in Quincy and Hull.

Michael had been a member of the Laborers Union, Local 88, and was an excellent mechanic.

Michael was particularly thoughtful and kind to others and would always lend a helping hand. He loved Italian and Middle Eastern food, spending summer days at the beach, and collecting antiques, cars, and motorcycles. Michael will be fondly remembered for his great sense of style. Michael will be deeply missed by all.

Beloved father of Michelle Garofalo of Whitman and Marco Sylvester of Pembroke, and devoted grandfather of Kailey. They were the joys of his life.

Loving son of Dianne (Derany) Bertocchi of Quincy and Michael J. Garofalo and his wife Mary of Norfolk.

Dear brother of Andrea L. Hillier and her husband Craig of Cohasset, Frank Garofalo and his wife Rebecca of Atttleboro, and Dennis Garofalo of East Boston. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Wednesday, April 7, from 5 – 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Graveside Services will be conducted at Blue Hill Cemetery, 700 West Street, Braintree, on Thursday, April 8, at 11 o’clock. Reverend Kimberly J. Murphy, Pastor of the Quincy Point Congregational Church, will officiate. Those attending should meet at the cemetery office.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Michael’s memory may be made to Glastonbury Abbey, 16 Hull Street, Hingham, MA 02043 or the Hilltop Humane Society, P.O. Box 513, S. Weymouth, MA 02190.


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  • Words are tough at this time of great tragedy! RIP nephew.
    Your are at peace. Memories will stay with me. Will miss texts and some times spent together. No tomato plants this year. You were a Sox fan. Something we shared.
    Memories are sadness right now but will be a grateful thing to have..

  • Great photo of handsome dude.

  • Dianne I am so sorry to hear this. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • We are so sorry. So handsome and much too young. Our sympathy to all your family.

  • Dianne, I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers. God bless his soul.

  • Our deepest sympathy to all of Michael’s family after this tragic and untimely loss.

  • Mike, you were always a great friend to me and my family. 35 years, they went so fast. You will be sorely missed by everyone who was fortunate enough to be considered your friend.

  • Frank

    My deepest sympathies on the loss of your brother. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.


  • RIP Mike 🙏🏻