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John McMahon

John Charles Arthur McMahon

Sunday, March 19th, 1922 - Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Much loved father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away at Pioneer Elder Care on May 24, 2019 at the age of 97 years. He is survived by his devoted family: daughters Joanne (Gerry Varricchio) and Lisa Kordiaka (Frank), grandsons Jacob Ahee (Julia Porter), Benjamin Ahee (Emilie Moffat), and Anthony Kordyjaka (Marla), great-grandchildren Jack Ahee, and Quinn and Braiden Kordyjaka, younger brothers Harry and Phillip McMahon, brother-in-law Ted Clarke (Rita) and much loved nieces, Sandy McMahon (Bill), and Chris Gilder (Tom) and their families, nephews, George Clarke, Andrew Clarke (Sarah), Jeff Clarke (Jan) and their families. John was predeceased by his adored wife of 67 years Lucy Mary McMahon (nee Clarke), siblings Eric McMahon, Ann Keen and Doreen Buchanan, nephew Stephen, and much esteemed elder brother-in-law Tom Clarke. Special thanks to Pioneer Elder Care and all of its wonderful nurses and caregivers who work tirelessly to provide the best possible quality of life for the elderly suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s, in a home-like environment. The quality of care is superb, and their compassion is indescribable. We know they will miss John as part of their family, the way we will miss him as the patriarch of ours. Pursuant to John’s wishes, cremation has taken place. The family will host a memorial to John in the near future and will contact family, friends, and colleagues with details of same. The family has requested that no flowers be sent, but has selected the Alzheimer Society Canada or the Canadian National Institute for the Blind for memorial contributions.
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Harry McMahon

Posted at 03:43pm
Dear Jo & Lisa......I am writing this with a heart full of sadness. John was always the brother that I looked up to and I am so very saddened by his passing. He was loved dearly and will never be forgotten. RIP John, until we meet again. Harry & Pam

Janet Smith McMahon

Posted at 09:31am
Jo & Lisa & family: We are truly sorry for the loss of Uncle John & (Aunt Lucy earlier this year as well). He touched all of our hearts & was always so involved with the kids. Mike has the fondest memories of John from when Mike was a child. One of my favourite memories is from our wedding. It was raining and Logan was only 1.5 years old, John stood out in the pouring rain to watch Logan run back and forth on the bridge that leads to the restaurant. He just stood there and smiled & laughed at Logan's silliness. We will miss him & we are all thinking of you at this difficult time. Sending our love xo

Tom Gilder

Posted at 04:01pm
Dear Jo and Lisa John brought so many happy moments in our life and left us with plenty of wonderful memories. We will never be able to forget him. It's the little things. the small everyday occurrences that we will remember. The laughs, the stories. the smiles. Even though it seems like you can never recover from your loss, it is these very memories that will help push the pain away and bring back the smiles. As hard as it may seem, you will get through this difficult time and emerge stronger. We are always around to help you through this trying period Chris, Tom and Lee

sandy mcmahon

Posted at 04:30pm
Dear Jo & Lisa The loss of someone dear to us is never easy, but take comfort in the fact that you are surrounded by people that love and care for you. Even though John and Lucy are no longer with us, I will cherish all of the wonderful memories that I have of them forever. I know that what you are going through right now is so very difficult, just know that I am here for you anytime. Sandy & Bill

Gail Presti

Posted at 06:54pm
Deepest sympathy during this time of loss. May your memories keep him close to your heart

Philip McMahon Posted at 02:25pm

To my two nieces Joanne And Lisa. To lose one parent is bad enough but to lose two in such a short time must be unbearable, my thoughts and all my love go out to you both . John was not only my brother he was my shoulder to cry on, my confidant, my adviser the one who kept the family ticking over, the lovely memories that I have of John and Lucy are far too many to mention they showed me the family love that they had that I had missed out of when I was young. John Lucy now that you are back together rest in peace I will never forget you both and send you all my love you will be sadly missed by so many Phil

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