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Mourners remember officer Gregg Maloney at wake

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PLYMOUTH, Mass. (WHDH) - Family members, Plymouth residents and police officers from across New England gathered to honor fallen Plymouth Police Officer Gregg Maloney Monday at his wake held Memorial Hall in Plymouth.

Maloney, 43, who died in a motorcycle crash last week. He is remembered as a dedicated husband, father and officer.

“It’s a tremendous loss to the whole community but it’s also foremost a loss to the family and I just think so much of those boys,” Judy Foster, Maloney’s son’s teacher, said.

Flags few at half-mast and a black bunting hung in front of the Plymouth Police Department.

Community members gathered Sunday evening for a candlelight vigil for Maloney, with some mourners wearing shirts with the words “Plymouth Strong” on them.

“I think Gregg would have been very humbled by it to get all this attention. He did his job without a lot of fanfare and he would have been very humbled by the turnout he’s had here today,” Plymouth Police Captain John Rogers said.

The wake started with a private viewing for family and friends between 2 and 3 p.m., then opened to the public from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. when hundreds of police officers from across the state and region filed through.


Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter's Church in Plymouth.

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