MAHONEY, Marion R. (Ford), of Winthrop, passed away at the Arbors Assistant Living, on January 1, 2020. She was the beloved wife of 55 years, to the late Eugene C. “Gene” Mahoney. Formerly of Charlestown, Marion was the cherished daughter of the late John and Marion (Collins) Ford.
Marion was the devoted mother of Michael Mahoney and his wife Mary of Topsfield, Carole Petrelli and her husband Frank of San Diego, CA., Stephen Mahoney and his wife Christine of Winthrop, Elaine Budreau and her husband Ken of Needham and Susanne Gallione and her husband Paul of Beverly. She was the adored grandmother of Patrick and Jonathan Mahoney, Julia Didalot, Daniel Mahoney, Kelley Lowe, Gavin and Shannon Mahoney, Jennifer, Andrew and Thomas Gallione, Victoria Budreau and loving great-grandmother of Katherine, Ally and Michael Mahoney, Shayla Didalot and Scarlett Lowe. Dear sister of John “Sonny” Ford of DE., Helen Scanlon of Somerville and the late Ann Marie “Dolly” McGlinchey. She was also survived by several nieces and nephews. Marion will also be missed by her caring companions, Angel and Bella.
Marion was member of the Robert DeLeo Senior Center in Winthrop and was an active parishioner in St. John the Evangelist Church in Winthrop. Prior to her retirement, Marion worked as an administrative assistant for the U. S. Postal Service.
Funeral from the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home 210 Winthrop St. Winthrop, on Tuesday, January 7, at 9AM followed by a funeral Mass in St. John the Evangelist Church-Winthrop at 10AM. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will follow in Winthrop Cemetery (Belle Isle Section). Visiting hours will be held in the funeral home on Monday, from 4-7PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital 501 St. Jude Pl. Memphis, TN. 38105 or to the Beverly School for the Deaf 6 Echo Ave. Beverly, MA 01915.