Albert J. McMahon

Born: Tue., Apr. 10, 1923
Died: Tue., Jan. 29, 2013


11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Mon., Feb. 04, 2013
Location: Britton-Summers

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Mon., Feb. 04, 2013

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WESTBOROUGH- Albert J. McMahon, 89, of Westborough, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center. He was the husband of the late Mildred H. (Russell) McMahon.

Born in South Boston, he was the son of the late Albert and Bertha M. (Crosbie) McMahon. He was educated in Westborough schools and was a 1941 graduate of Westborough High School where he earned many an Athletic Awards and was inducted into the Westborough High School Hall of Fame. Albert was also elected president of his senior class. He went on to play semi-pro football for many years in Westborough, playing their home games at the Bay State Field. So often a bus load of fans would go to see Al play the away games.

During WW II he served with the U.S. Army in the European Theatre attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant.

Al was employed for ten years as a press grinder at Bay State Abrasives and then as an oil machine operator at Wyman-Gordon for 27 years prior to his retirement.

He is survived by one sister, Nellie McNiff of Grafton and many nieces and nephews.

He was the brother of the late Howard McMahon, Bertha McMahon, Henry McMahon, Leslie McMahon and William McMahon.

His funeral service will be held on Monday, February 4 at 12:00 Noon in the Britton-Summers Funeral Home, 4 Church St., Westborough. Burial, with military honors, will follow in St. Luke’s Cemetery.

A calling hour will be held from 11:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon prior to the funeral service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Luke the Evangelist Church Memorial Fund, 70 West Main St., Westborough, MA 01581

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Marjorie Nelson
   Posted Thu January 31, 2013
Uncle Al will be missed by many I am sure. A pleasant man who was quick-witted, with a sense of humor, who always had a smile to warm your days. A man's man with a gentle and compassionate heart. I am happy to know he did not suffer in his passing and was rewarded for his life with a peaceful transition and his sister at his side to comfort him. May he rest in peace; God's blessing upon him.

Kathy Lawrence
   Posted Mon March 25, 2013
Al was a very sweet man. I would walk my kids past his house on their way to school. He always had a smile and a wave and enjoyed having a chat. He enjoyed seeing the neighborhood kids out and about playing. He will be missed.

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