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Michael A. Shaughnessy

June 20, 2022


Fall River— Michael A. Shaughnessy, 77, of Fall River, passed away on Monday, June 20, 2022 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of fifty-three years to Mildred “Millie” (Holleran) Shaughnessy. Michael was born in Fall River the son of the late James E and Mary (Corcoran) Shaughnessy. He was a graduate of BMC Durfee High School class of 1962. Mr. Shaughnessy worked as a manager for the Bradlees Department Stores for over thirty years. Michael was a communicant of Holy Name Church. He was extremely proud of his Irish heritage and made sure the Irish flag was flown at his home every Saint Patrick’s day. Mike also enjoyed coin collecting, gardening in his yard and skiing.  Survivors besides his wife are a son: Patrick M. Shaughnessy of New Bedford; two brothers: William Shaughnessy of New Bedford and James Shaughnessy of Florida; along with several nieces and nephews. Calling hours for Mr. Shaughnessy will be held on Sunday, June 26, 2022 from 1-4pm in the Hathaway Home for Funerals, 1813 Robeson Street, Fall River. His Funeral Service will begin on Monday, June 27, 2022 at 9am from the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10am in Holy Name Church 709 Hanover Street, Fall River. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Burial to follow in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Fall River. To light a memorial candle, sign guest book, facility, church or cemetery directions go to or call 508 673-0781. Memorial donations in his memory can be made to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Avenue, Waltham, Ma 02451

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Calling Hours
June 26, 2022

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hathaway Home For Funerals
1813 Robeson Street
Fall River, MA 02720

Funeral Service
June 27, 2022

9:00 AM
Hathaway Home For Funerals
1813 Robeson Street
Fall River, MA 02720

Mass of Christian Burial
June 27, 2022

10:00 AM
Holy Name Church
709 Hanover Street
Fall River, MA 02720

Burial to Follow

St. Patrick Cemetery Fall River
2233 Robeson St.
Fall River, MA 02720


American Heart Association, Waltham
300 5th Ave., Waltham MA 02451

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