David W. McMahon, of Sharon, passed away at 3:10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Nugent CCRC, Hermitage. He was 81.
Mr. McMahon was born Sept. 7, 1936, in Sharon, a son of Patrick Francis and Emeline M. (Zimmer) McMahon.
He was a 1954 graduate of Sharon High School and served in the U.S. Army on Okinawa Island as a decoder during the Korean War.
Dave was a metallurgist for many years and employed by the Anaconda and Anamax mining companies in Tucson, Ariz.
He was a lifelong member of St. Joseph Church, Sharon.
A proud veteran, Dave was an active member of the American Legion, Post 299, Sharon, where he was a past commander. He was recently honored by the Legion for his many years of service and inducted into its Wall of Fame. He also belonged to the Shenango Valley Veteran of Foreign Wars, Post 1338, Sharon.
Dave was an avid Notre Dame fan and enjoyed playing golf and euchre.
He is survived by: three sons, David Patrick McMahon and his wife Angie, Santa Clara, Calif.; and Daniel McMahon and James E. McMahon, both Tucson, Ariz.; two granddaughters, Kacy McMahon and Molly McMahon; his longtime companion, Carol Clepper of Sharon and her son, Bill Clepper, her daughter Kim Stubbs, and her grandchildren, Jacob Clepper and Hunter Stubbs; four sisters, Marilyn M. Krivosh, Hermitage; Jane F. O'Neill and her husband William "Bill," Sharpsville; Elaine M. Missory, Sharon; and Patricia "Trish" A. Fanker and her husband Henry, also Sharon; one brother, James E. "Red" McMahon and his wife Elena, Conneaut, Ohio; a sister-in-law, Patricia "Pat" McMahon, Hermitage; and several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Dave was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Margaret "Peg" McMahon; his twin brother, Richard "Dick" McMahon; and his former wife, Joan Reinhardt.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Sharon American Legion, 1395 E. State St., Sharon, PA 16146.
David W., 81, of Sharon.
In keeping with Dave's wishes, there are no calling hours or service. Online condolences at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com.
Arrangements by J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon.
Published on November 21, 2017