FINNERTY, Michael K. In Dorchester, formerly of Rosmuc, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland, died January 18, 2022.
Beloved husband of Mary M. (Rosa) Finnerty.
Loving father of Jenelle M. Finnerty of Dorchester., whom Mike always affectionately called "My Girl".
Son of the late Michael and Mary (Halloran) Finnerty.
Nephew of Patrick Halloran of Chicago and Mary Finnerty of Ireland.
Brother-in-law of Roy and his wife Jeanne Rosa of Swampscott, Margaret and her husband James Sciarappa of Canton, and the late David Rosa, Janet Dolan, and Pauline Meaney.
Mike is also survived by many cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Family and friends will honor and remember Mike's life by gathering for visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Ave., DORCHESTER, on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
His Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Margaret Church of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish on Wednesday morning, January 26th at 10 A.M.
Burial will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.
Mike was a former member of the Laborers Union Local #223 and retired foreman for the Metropolitan District Commission and the Department of Conservation and Recreation. He was a member of the Sons of Italy in Quincy, where he was affectionately known as "Irish Mike".
In lieu of flowers, donations in Mike's memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association at www.diabetes.org.