2015-08-21 / Obituaries

Donald Mahoney

Donald R. Mahoney 89, a resident of Kennebunkport and Hillsboro Beach, Florida, died peacefully Aug. 8, 2015.

Mr. Mahoney was born July 25, 1926 in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of the late Paul M. and Irene M. Mahoney.

Mr. Mahoney attended Newton (Massachusetts) High School, Suffolk University and Suffolk Law School.

During college, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corp. and served honorably in the 6th Fleet U.S. Marine Division in the South Pacific. He was wounded in action in Okinawa in June of 1945 and received the Purple Heart, the Presidential Unit Citation, and the Bronze Star.

Following law school, Mr. Mahoney moved to Glastonbury, Connecticut, where he eventually became the president of W.C. Mason Company. He served on countless boards in Connecticut, Florida and Maine and retired in 1989.

Mr. Mahoney will always be remembered as a loyal, disciplined, honest gentleman and family man.

He is predeceased by his wife, Gloria Lewis Mahoney and his sister, Joan Dipaolo of Boston, Massachusetts.

He is survived by his loving partner, Ann Rogers; sons, D. Scott Mahoney (Cheryl) of Kennebunkport, Maine, and Christopher D. Mahoney (Linda) of Charlotte, North Carolina; his brother, Paul Mahoney of Maryland; grandchildren: Brendon, Blake, Lawson, Gloria, Jaqueline, Megan, Madison, Donald, Caroline and Roman; and great grandchildren: Josslyn, Giuliana, Carrington, Sterling and Phoenix.

The family would like to acknowledge the wonderful staff at both the Southern Maine Health Care of Biddeford and Kennebunk Rehab Center, for their tireless and compassionate care.

Celebration of Life memorial service was held Aug. 16, 2015 at South Congregational Church in Kennebunkport.

Online condolences can be made at www.bibberfuneral.com.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Animal Welfare Society, PO Box 43, West Kennebunk, ME 04094 or The Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

Arrangements are care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, Kennebunk.

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