Michael P.'s Story
Michael Patrick Harney 60, of Peabody, beloved son of Marie (Bick) Harney of Peabody, passed away Monday, January 23rd, 2017 at Salem Hospital with two dear friends by his side.
He was the son of Marie (Bick) Harney and the late Edward Harney, and the brother of the late Nancy Harney. He was raised and educated in Peabody where he attended Wallis Grammar School and was a graduate of Peabody Veterans Memorial High School, Class of 1974. As a young boy he enjoyed playing basketball at Marrs Park with his friends who were still in his life into adulthood.
Michael joined the Marine Corps in July of 1976 after completing his boot camp training at MCRD Parris Island, proudly serving for 20 years until 1996. He served overseas in different locations throughout his service and was a highly decorated Marine.
For the past 20 years, Mike had been employed by the City of Peabody with the Water Department where he will be missed terribly by his coworkers.
Also an avid golfer, he loved spending time on the golf course and with his many golf league buddies.
He is survived by his mother Marie, to whom he was a devoted son, and many loving relatives and friends, and will be missed by everyone who knew him.
His Funeral Service will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody to which relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, January 29 from 2 to 5 p.m. Burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Peabody. In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St, Danvers, MA 01923 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472. For directions and on-line obituary, visit www.ccbfuneral.com.
Published on  January 27, 2017