Michael G. Nihill

Michael G. Nihill, of Holbrook, passed away February 26, 2018 at the age of 68. Born and raised in Boston, Michael was a Sergeant in the US Marine Corps, served in the Vietnam War and was awarded the Purple Heart. He went on to work for the MBTA, retiring in 2003. Michael was a past Commander for the St. Mark’s VFW post in Dorchester from 1987-88 and volunteered with the Cub Scouts in Holbrook. He enjoyed fishing, boating, and woodworking. Most of all, Mike loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Beloved husband for 47 years of Mary E. (Geagan) Nihill. Loving father of Joseph Nihill and his wife Heidi of Norton, Christine Pierce and her husband Kevin of Andover, and Kathleen Richton and her husband Mike of Hingham. Treasured Grandpa of Donovan, Jack, Violet, Gabriella, Sammy, and Evangeline. Devoted son of the late Eugene and Veronica (Sullivan) Nihill. Dear brother of Patricia Nihill of FL, Judith Dragoslis of FL, Jill Nihill of So. Boston, and the late Jeanne Schnur, Robert Nihill, Robin Griffin, and Nancy Doyle. Also survived by many sisters and brothers – in-law, nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Hurley Funeral Home, 127 So. Franklin St. (Rt. 37), Holbrook, Friday, March 2nd at 9:45am followed by a funeral mass at St. Joseph’s Church, Holbrook at 10:30am. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Thursday, March 1st from 4-8pm. Interment Union Cemetery, Holbrook. Late US Marine veteran.

Guestbook


First Name: Judy
Last Name: OBrien
City: Braintree
State: MA
Country:
Entry Date: 02/27/2018

Mary Al and I are sorry to hear about Mike’s passing you and the family are in our prayers and thoughts love hugs and kisses sorry we aren’t home to give you those hugs


First Name: PHIL
Last Name: JOHNSON
City: West Harwich
State: MA
Country: USA
Entry Date: 02/27/2018

RIP my frien and brother in arms • Semper Fi


First Name: Nancy
Last Name: West
City: Holbrook
State: MA
Country: UsA
Entry Date: 02/28/2018

Mary and family,
We are so heartbroken to hear of Michael's passing. All of the girls form your yoga classes are sending you love and prayers and help you and family through this very difficult time. We all love you.
hugs,
Nancy West


First Name: Tina & David
Last Name: Gagne
City: Marshfield
State: MA
Country: USA
Entry Date: 02/28/2018

Mary, David and I are so very sorry. We were heartbroken to hear of Mike's passing. We will be on our way to Fla. Thurs morning for a month but you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers . It is very difficult not to be there. We loved Mike and will miss him very much. May God give you the strength to carry on. God Bless you. Love, Tina & Dave.


First Name: Paul & Ann
Last Name: Strobis
City: Coral Springs
State: FL
Country: USA
Entry Date: 02/28/2018

Mary and kids and grandkids, our prayers are with you all. So very sorry for your loss.


First Name: Dick & Paula
Last Name: Mazzone
City: Rockland
State: MA
Country:
Entry Date: 03/01/2018

Mary & Family
So sorry to hear of Mike’s passing, your family are in our prayers
From The Mazzone Family


First Name: Jack
Last Name: Reed
City: Smyrna
State: DE
Country:
Entry Date: 03/02/2018

Mary, I’m so sorry to hear about mike’s passing. Prayers to you and your family.


First Name: Diane & Kurt
Last Name: Doyle
City: Franklin
State: MA
Country:
Entry Date: 03/02/2018

Mary - We were so sorry to hear about Mike's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your entire family.
Hugs & God Bless ~


First Name: Toni
Last Name: McCarthy
City: Holbrook
State: MA
Country:
Entry Date: 03/11/2018

Dear Mary and family; I just read in paper of Mike's passing.
Please accept my deepest sympathy. I am so sorry.
I will keep your family in my prayers.


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