US Army

Major Edward M McMahon US Army (Ret)

July 16, 1918 ~ March 16, 2020 (age 101)

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Edward M. McMahon, age 101 died at his residence March 16, 2020. Mr. McMahon was born in Massachusetts. He retired to Naples, FL in 1979 from the Paper and Packaging Division of Tyco International.
A veteran of World War II, he served in the Africa-Middle East and European Theaters. Mr. McMahon was a member of the Retired Officers Association and served on the Board of Directors of the Cape Canaveral Chapter.
In Naples he was a member of the Board of the Navy League, Chairman of the men Volunteers of the Naples Community Hospital and active in civic associations.
He is a former resident of Indian River Colony Club, Viera, where he was active on various Committees. He was a current residence was Buena Vida Estates in West Melbourne.
He is survived by his wife, Jane Power McMahon and three sons, Dr. Edward M. McMahon of Seattle, Washington, Paul J. McMahon Esq of Coral Gables, FL, Jeffrey J. McMahon of Chesapeake, VA and their wives, Rosanne, Peggy and Carol. Also, 5 grandchildren, P.J., Sarajane, Virginia, Matthew and Jonathan.

This is a poem that hung in the hall, at the head of the stairs, in the house I grew up in.  I have tried to live by it successfully.

Let me live in the house by the side of the road and be a friend to man.

The men that are good and the men that are bad as good and as bad as I

I would not sit in the scorner's seat or hurl the cynic's ban, 

Let me live in the house by the side of the road and be a friend of man, 

The race is run, The job is done, The golden chariot has come.

Love you. 

"Let there be peace on earth"

 

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