Thomas John Mahoney
Jul 29, 1930 – Jan 22, 2017
Thomas John “Jack” Mahoney, 86, passed away on January 22, 2017 at home in the presence of his loving family. He was born in New York City on July 29, 1930, the son of Thomas and Mary Mahoney. After high school, he entered the Marine Corps, serving four years and retiring with the rank of Staff Sargent. He then attended Columbia University and graduated with a Masters in Finance. He enjoyed a successful 25 year career with Mobil Oil, retiring at the age of 55 as Assistant Treasurer.
Jack enjoyed a good round of golf with friends and particularly loved boating in the Long Island Sound where he would always take his friends, family and grandchildren for a ride. In 2013, they moved from Connecticut to Raleigh.
A funeral mass will be held on Friday, January 27, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Saint Raphael Catholic Church in Raleigh, NC.
A beloved husband, father and grandfather, Jack Mahoney is survived by Nellie, his devoted wife of 58 years, and his three children, Deborah Jean Mahoney PhD, Ellen Mahoney Jardine and Thomas John Mahoney. He was a proud grandfather to his six lovely and accomplished granddaughters: Rebecca and Keara Soloway, Jillian and Kaitlin Jardine, Lynne and Angela Mahoney.
The family would like to thank all of the wonderful, compassionate caregivers at Gentiva Home Health and Hospice, as well as Homewatch Caregivers.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
A service of Bright Funeral Home, 405 S Main St., Wake Forest, NC 27587. (919-556-5811)