Harry Wallace Mahoney, 91, New London, passed away August 18, 2013 at Fisher-Titus Medical Center in Norwalk, surrounded by his family. Harry was born April 28, 1922, in Fairchance, Pennsylvania, to Wade and Bessie (Humbert) Mahoney.
He graduated from Uniontown, Pennsylvania High School in 1940. He married Virginia Dare Ganoe, of Uniontown, September 15, 1946, and she survives. Harry retired from Rural Lorain County Water Authority in 1990.
Harry was a Lieutenant in the 15th Army Air Force during World War II. He was stationed in Grottaglie, Italy and piloted a B-24 Liberator. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.
A member of the Kingdom Hall of Norwalk. Harry was baptized in 1953 as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses and has served his God faithfully ever since.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are daughters, Kathleen Mahoney of New London and Rebecca Mahoney of Wellington; sons, Thad (Marilyn) Mahoney of Seville, Terry (Pam) Mahoney of Ashland, Tim (Terri) Mahoney of Spencer and Todd (Judy) Mahoney of Homerville; as well as nine grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his sisters, Hallie Livingston, Elinor Mahoney, Ethel Mahoney and Klara Mahoney and Jackie Grove; as well as brothers, Walter, William, Woodrow and Wade, Jr. Mahoney.
Friends may call Wednesday, August 21, 2013, from 6 to 9 P.M., at Eastman Funeral Home, 200 West Main Street, New London, where a service will be held Thursday, August 22, 2013, at 11 A.M., with Brother Jim Bartow officiating. Burial will follow at Grove Street Cemetery. www.eastmanfuneralhome.com
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