Kenneth Mahoney, Jr.



Kenneth Mahoney, Jr., age 83, of Forward Township, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2010 in Lawson Nursing Home, Jefferson Hills. He was a retired salesman for Monongahela Ford and a former employee of Riverview Golf Course in Elizabeth. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II serving in the Pacific Theater, he was a former member of Monongahela Baptist Church and Elizabeth Lions Club, a life member and former president of Gallatin Sunnyside V.F.D. and a member of the American Legion and V.F.W. in Blaine Hill. Born June 19, 1926 in Glassport, he was a son of the late Kenneth Mahoney, Sr. and Beatrice Bohlander Mahoney. He is survived by his wife of sixty-one years, Betty L. Dunn Mahoney, whom he married on November 30, 1948; daughters, Karen Lee (Donald) Wilding of Forward Township and Deborah (Douglas) Haddock of Gallatin, TN; grandchildren, Duane (Erin) Opfer, Sarah Opfer, Alexander Haddock and Holden Haddock; great grandchildren, Kenneth P. Opfer and Andrew J. Opfer; brother, Duane (Marilyn) Mahoney of Myrtle Beach, SC; nieces and nephews. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth on Friday, Janaury 15th from 1-4PM and 6-9PM. Services will take place on Saturday at 10:00AM in the funeral home chapel, with Ronald J. Calabro officiating. Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Township. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, SW Region, 320 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205.