Mary Mahoney Obituary

Mary Elizabeth Mahoney
Mary Elizabeth Mahoney
Mary Elizabeth Mahoney

August 14, 1921 - November 2, 2004
Born in Albia, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Mary Elizabeth Mahoney, 83, died peacefully on Tuesday, November 2, 2004 at Mercy Medical Center of heart failure. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, November 6 at the Basilica of St. John. Burial will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Cemetery in Albia.

Mary was born August 14, 1921 in Albia, Iowa. She retired from Northwestern Bell Telephone Company and was a member of the Basilica of St. John and the Telephone Pioneers.

Mary is survived by her daughter, Kay (George) Schmid of Des Moines; sister, Charlene (Pierce) Coady of West Des Moines; brother, Robert (Louise) Watkins of Ottumwa; grandchildren, Tony (Andrea) Schmid and Bobbi of Des Moines; Krista (John) Douglas and Elizabeth, Bailey and Christopher of St. Mary's; and Tammi (Tony) Parkhurst and Aspen, Kaylea, Jake and Chelsea of Winterset; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mary was devoted to her family and was loved by many who considered her "Grandma." She was preceded in death by her husband, John; parents, Tom and Theresa Watkins; and a brother, Daniel J. Watkins.

Family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Westover Funeral Home, where a Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mary Mahoney Memorial Fund.





Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Friday, November 5, 2004
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Basilica of St. John's
1915 University
Des Moines, IA US 50314
Saturday, November 6, 2004
10:00 AM
St. Mary's Cemetery
Albia, IA US
Saturday, November 6, 2004
2:30 PM


Mary Mahoney Memorial Fund