Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Michael O. Maher Age: 66 years old Tour: 16 years Plainville Police End of Watch: Friday, November 2, 2001
Obituary
Officer Michael Maher was struck and killed by a dump truck while directing traffic at a paving project at the intersection of Routes 1 and 152.

The dump truck was backing up when it struck and ran over him.

Officer Maher had been employed with the Plainville Police Department for 16 years, and is survived by his two grown daughters and two grandsons.

Remembering …

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The Massachusetts Law Enforcement Memorial will serve as a permanent reminder of their dedication and ultimate sacrifice.

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