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Olga R. Mahoney
July 24, 2022


Olga Raphael (Carideo) Mahoney 84, passed peacefully in her home on July 24, 2022. She grew up in a
first-generation Italian American home in Roslindale, MA with her parents, beloved sister Anna and
many cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents Raphael (Ralph) and Nunzatina (Nancy)
(Decristaforo) Carideo formerly of Avellino, Italy. She was a graduate of Hyde Park High School where
she was voted “most humorous” and “best natured” in her yearbook. She worked for the telephone
company until retirement.
Married for 43 years to Norman “Red” Mahoney, their relationship was a true testament to love,
laughter and friendship. They made their homes in Norwood and Walpole, MA. A loved and cherished
mother of Nancy (Mahoney) Rossman and her husband Michael of Walpole. Olga adored her grandson
Michael “Mikey”, watching him grow brought her immense joy and pride. Nonnie and Mikey enjoyed
singing, playing games, painting, watching shows and reading together.
Beloved aunt to Nancy and her husband George, Diane, Gerry and his wife Selena, Ann Marie and her
husband Ed, Christine and her husband Chuck. Great Aunt to Tiffany, Marc, Kristin, Jason, Kayleigh,
Jacquelyn, Stephanie, Caroline, Amanda and Amber. Great-grand Aunt to Desiree, Matthieu, Anna, and
Miles. Godmother to 9.
Olga had a special, lifelong friendship with Marie, her husband Sonny, and their family. She enjoyed 55
years of fun and laughter with her in laws Ruth and Tom Mahoney. Friends were a blessing to Olga, she
loved and enjoyed her many friends and her daughters friends, especially her Bethie and her boys.
Olga was a member of the Sons of Italy, Roslindale and Pioneers.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend viewing hours on Thursday July 28, 2022 from 5-8 PM in the Joseph Russo Funeral Home, 814 American Legion Highway, Roslindale, Ma. Family and friends will gather at St. Timothy's Church for a Funeral Mass on Friday July 29, 2022 at 10:30 AM St. Timothy's Church, 350 Nichols Street, Norwood, Ma. Entombment will be in St. Michael Cemetery, 500 Canterbury Street, Roslindale, Ma.

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Joseph Russo Funeral Home
814 American Legion Highway
Roslindale, MA 02131