June 23, 1942 ~ July 7, 2021 (age 79)


In loving memory of Michael John O’Donovan Sr. of South Boston. Loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, grand-uncle, godfather & friend. Born in Bantry, West Cork, Ireland. Passed peacefully at the age of 79 on July 7th, 2021, surrounded by his beloved wife Pauline and daughter Bridget.
Survived by his wife Pauline, son Michael Jr., daughter Bridget, son-in-law Rory and grandchildren Sean, Eric and Maisie O’Donovan. Michael was predeceased by his brother Freddy and survived by his siblings Mary, Toxi, Emilia, Emma, Alec along with many nieces, nephews and godchildren. A Funeral mass will be held at Gate of Heaven Church, South Boston on Wednesday, July 14th at 10am Eastern Standard Time, and will be live-streamed for family members in Ireland, England, Wales & New Zealand. Live-stream at

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Memorial Mass
July 14, 2021

10:00 AM
Gate of Heaven
615 E 4th St
Boston, MA 02127

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