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Mary P. Mahoney of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Friday, August 5, 2016, in Absolut Care, Orchard Park, NY. She was born on April 25, 1916 in Niagara Falls, NY, the daughter of the late Joseph J. and Margaret M. (McDonough) Mahoney.
Mary attended local schools. She was the secretary for Senator Earl W. Brydges and Senator James T. McFarland for 18 years, before retiring in 1983. She was a charter member of the Ladies of the Ancient Order of Hibernians James J. Browne Division 1 Niagara Falls, the Auxiliary of the United Train Union, the St. Francis Guild and former member of Sacred Heart Church. Mary volunteered at Mt. St. Mary's Hospital Gift Shop for over 20 years.
She was the wife of the late John J. Mahoney, who passed away on July 23, 2003. Mary is survived by her three sons John J. 'Jack' (Joy) Mahoney, Patrick J. (Lynda) Mahoney and Timothy J. Mahoney; eight grandchildren, Sarah (Eric) Mahoney-Olofson, Ryan, Erin, Timothy, Craig, Eric, Lewis and Christopher; also many nieces, nephews and friends. She was the mother-in-law of the late Deborah (Eagan) Mahoney; and sister to the late Joseph 'Bud' (Virginia) Mahoney and Eleanor (Earl W.) Brydges.
Her family will be present on Thursday from 7-9 PM at the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 901 Cayuga Street, LEWISTON, NY, where funeral services will be held on Friday at 9:30 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM, at St. Peter's Church, 620 Center Street, Lewiston, NY with Msgr. David G. LiPuma officiating. A special thank you to the Absolut Care of Orchard Park unit one staff for the kind and compassionate care Mary received. Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials may be made in her name to the Lewiston Fire Company #1. Inurnment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lewiston, NY.
Visit rhoneyfuneralhome.com for guest register.
Published on August 7, 2016
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