John B. Mahoney


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Peabody MA - John B. Mahoney, 87, of Peabody, died peacefully on Sun., July 14, 2014, at the Sunrise of Gardner Park, Peabody, with his family at his side. He was the husband of the late Jacqueline C. (Pelletier) Mahoney who died in 2017 and with whom he shared over 60 years of marriage. Born in Peabody, he was the son of the late Joseph R. and Lucille (Hahesy) Mahoney and was a graduate of St. John's Prep in Danvers in 1950. He had attended Northeastern University and then entered the U.S. Air Force for three years during the Korean War. Upon his discharge, he worked as an electronic technician at General Electric Co., Lynn, for 45 years prior to his retirement 22 years ago. John and his wife were one of St. Adelaide Church first parishioner's and he was very actively involved as a lector, an usher, helping with Blitz and working on the Harvest Bazaars. They were also members of St. Adelaide's Couples Club. John was a member of the Leo Council #508 Knights of Columbus of Peabody and also belonged to many bowling leagues at Metro Bowl and Sunnyside Lanes for many years. He is survived by his four sons and daughters-in-law, Stephen and Teresa Mahoney of Altamonte Springs, Florida, Kevin and Stacy Mahoney of Brunswick, Maine, Daniel and Denise Mahoney and Bryon and Joanne Mahoney, all of Peabody; his two daughters and sons-in-laws, Suzanne and Daniel Manitakos of Boxford and Alison and David Airan of Arlington Heights, Ill.; his brothers, Dr. Thomas R. Mahoney of Swampscott, Mass., and David Mahoney of Andover, Mass., and also survived by his beloved 14 grandchildren, John and Lucia Mahoney, Eryn and her husband Stuart Boyle, Lane and her husband Cole Johnson, Sean and his wife Jessica Mahoney, Corey Mahoney, Troy and his wife Danielle Manitakos, Tyler and his wife Brittany Manitakos, Daniel Manitakos, Laura, Colin, and Neal Mahoney and Elizabeth and Connie Airan; his five great-grandchildren, Haylea, Lucas, Anna, Paige and Brynn; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his siblings, Francis X., James, Roger, Margaret and Pauline Mahoney and Marcella Hosker.
A visitation will be held on Thurs., July 18, 2019, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home at the 82 Lynn St., Peabody facility. His funeral will be held on Fri. at 9:30 a.m. from the funeral home followed by a funeral Mass in St. Adelaide's Church, 708 Lowell St., Peabody, at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, West Peabody. Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Adelaide's Christian's Fund, 712 Lowell St., Peabody, MA 01960 in his memory. For guestbook, visit
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Robin Welch
Jul 18, 2019
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