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Edward Mahan

Edward J. Mahan

Tuesday, July 23rd, 1940 - Tuesday, May 18th, 2021
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Obituary

Edward J. Mahan, a longtime resident of Newton, passed away Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at the age of 80. Born in Brookline, he was the dear son of the late James and Helen (Shanley) Mahan. He is the beloved husband of 54 years of Margaret “Maggie” (McGrath), and loving father of Michael Mahan and Daniel Mahan and his wife Cheri. Devoted grandfather to Shane and Brody, he is also survived by his sister Sheila Niland of Norwood, brother and sisters in law, as well as many nieces and nephews. Edward was a proud Marine Corps veteran having served in Vietnam. He will be greatly missed by his family, many friends and fellow members of the Pvt. Charles J. Shutt Marine Corps League of Watertown.

Visiting hours will be held Sunday, May 23rd from 2-5PM in the Burke & Blackington Funeral Home, West Newton. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Care Dimensions Hospice, 75 Sylvan St. Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, May 23rd, 2021 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    When
    Sunday, May 23rd, 2021 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Location
    Burke & Blackington Funeral Home
    Address
    1479 Washington St.
    West Newton, MA 02465
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  • Interment

    Location
    Massachusetts National Cemetery
    Address
    Connery Avenue
    Bourne, MA
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    Notes
    Interment will be held at a later date.

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Ciaràn cox

Posted at 03:57am
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Steve Niland, Cheryl Norden and The Norden Family

Posted at 02:19pm
May his soul, and the souls of all the faithful departed through the mercy of God, rest in peace.
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Mario Boccabella

Posted at 05:36am
Your Boccabella family will miss you very much. We lovingly referred to you as "The Miracle Baby" because you went through so much and survived with a happy and graceful outlook. Although we have known you only for a limited time, you left us with an endless appreciation of life. Thank you Ed for teaching us your love of life. Margaret, Michael and Daniel we thank you for sharing Ed with us. Mario Boccabella.

Denise Maass

Posted at 08:33am
my dear uncle eddie, You helped in bringing me home from the hospital, all my life you have referred to my sister and i as your girls, where you had two boys. always referred to me as den e cee. so many great memories, loved our early morning chats sitting on the patio at pilgrim sands sipping our coffee, you and i were the only ones up. you ate burnt pancakes that i made and told me they were just wonderful. visiting around thanksgiving and being pregnant i think you fed me about 5 slices of pie, you welcomed my husband a brother in arms into the family, you cooked for my weddings both of them, you hugged me kissed the top of my head and told me you loved me. i love you too. i know at this time your suffering has ended, i am grateful you are not hurting anymore, forgive me for being selfish in saying i wish you were still here so i could hug you another time. i know the family is waiting for you in heaven i know they will all take care of you like you took care of us. until next we meet...............
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