Patrick M. Faherty, age 79

of Marstons Mills

Patrick M. Faherty, age 79

Patrick M. Faherty, age 79, of Marstons Mills, formerly of Quincy, died peacefully, Thursday, April 29, 2021, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family.

Patrick was born in Carraroe, Ireland, to the late Coleman and Margaret (McHale) Faherty. Raised and educated there, he immigrated to the United States in 1964 at the age of twenty-three, settling in Dorchester. He had lived in Marstons Mills for twenty years, previously in Quincy for over thirty years.

Patrick was a stonemason and bricklayer, and proud member of Bricklayers & Allied Craftsmen Local 3 for forty-five years. He was employed at the Chapman Waterproofing Company.

Patrick enjoyed puzzles and tending to his garden. He and his wife, Bridget, also enjoyed traveling, having traveled extensively across the U.S. and to Ireland to visit relatives and friends.

Beloved husband for fifty-four years of Bridget B. (McDonagh) Faherty.

Devoted father of Breeda Snow and her husband Ian of Winthrop, Muiread Pabalis and her husband Sean of Falmouth, Deirdre Davis and her husband Damon of Petaluma, Calif., and the late Patrick M. Faherty, Jr. and his surviving wife Tracy of Rhode Island.

Loving grandfather of Liliana, Liam, Brody, Rory, and Keira.

Dear brother of Coley Faherty of Ireland, Michael Faherty of Avon, and predeceased by five sisters.

Patrick is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and their families.

Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Monday, May 3, from 4-6 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Holy Trinity Parish at Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 1015 Sea Street, Quincy, on Tuesday, May 4, at 10 a.m. Interment to follow at Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. Services are operating in accordance with current guidelines.


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  • Padraig was a gentleman. So very sorry for your loss. May God rest his soul.

  • Patrick Jr. was one of my best friends from the University of Illinois. I have very fond memories of spending time in the Faherty home while on vacation. I was sad to learn of Mr. Faherty’s passing as he was an incredible man!

  • Pat was one of the finest people we ever had the honor and privilege to get to know. Pat blessed us with his infectious good mood and zest for a good time. Dee and I are better people for knowing him. We will always remember him fondly and toast him regularly. Our love and prayers are with you Bridget and family.

  • Bridie and family,
    We are so saddened by the loss of Paraic. We will miss him dearly. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers. May he Rest In Peace.
    All our love,
    Tom and Susan

  • I am sorry that I was unable to attend Patrick’s wake. I am truly sorry for your loss of such a good man. I just would like to express my heartfelt sympathy. Carol Lee Wilson, Sea Street.

  • I married into the beautiful Faherty Family! Uncle Pat was one of the most kind, sincere gentleman I’ll ever meet. My husband Mike will miss his uncle & everyone will miss this wonderful man. All my love to the entire family ❤️
    -Sheila Faherty