Irene McMahon died suddenly on Monday, December 17th at Somers Manor from Respiratory complications. She was 85.
A native New Yorker, the daughter of Alice and Joseph Connelly, she was born and raised in the Inwood section of Manhattan. Mrs. McMahon was a graduate of Cathedral H.S. in Manhattan where she was an honor student. She earned her B.S. in Education from Fordham University, School of Education in 1949 and served as co-chair for her 10th and 15th reunion class events.
After graduation, she was employed by The Federation of Department Stores as buyer for children's clothing & remained with the company until 1958 when she retired. In 1955, she was married to Raymond J. McMahon, now deceased, and took residence in Bronxville until their move to the Bedford Community in the 1960's.
Mrs. McMahon was a Sales Associate with Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate in Bedford Village for many years and had volunteered for Katonah Community Center & Cancer Care for some time. She is survived by her daughter, Jean Marie McMahon of Bedford Village and numerous nieces and nephews. Her brother, Joseph Connelly died some years ago.
A Memorial Mass will held Friday January 11th at 10am, at St. Patrick’s Church in Bedford Village.
On Line Condolences may be sent to: www.cassidyflynnfuneralhome.com.