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“My deepest condolences. I'll miss Joe's great sense of humor. Thinking of you and your family. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Carol Dunkel - Green Valley, AZ

“Rest in peace dear Uncle Joe.You have left such a legacy for your family to honor and remember.Thank you for your service and for making my Aunt...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Robin Hudler - Long Beach, NY

“My dear Joe you will be missed so very much you were such a great friend we had many great times lots off great memories.My heart is with my dear...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Catherine Lewis - Godley, TX

“Such a great loss, rest in peace Uncle Joe. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Elaine Spurrier - United Kingdom

“Uncle Joe was the closest in age to me of all my uncles. He was a significant influence on me while growing up in Ashtabula in the 1950's, teaching...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Cal Robinson - Edinboro, PA


On Monday, 18 March 2019, Joseph F. K. McMahon, loving husband and father of two went to be with God at the age of 80. He was a resident of Green Valley, AZ for the past 18 years and recently struggled with and succumbed to multiple health complications. His life's journey started 1938 in Ashtabula, OH as the fifth (and last) child to Albert and Dorothy (King) McMahon. He was blessed to have his life-long bride, Christine Harvey, join him on 27 April 1963. He served 26 years in the Air Force, to include one tour in the Vietnam conflict. He continued to serve as a civil servant for another 19 years. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son Fred (Marilyn), daughter Connie (Tom) Costain, four awesome grandchildren, and the wonderful nieces and nephews. He enjoyed traveling and had a pragmatic outlook on life. His family and friends really admired his intellect (sage-like), sense of humor (more than just dad jokes), doing the right thing (no short cuts), and helpful disposition (others before self). Among the finest men to be called husband, father, brother, Airman, mentor, or friend, he will be missed. In lieu of flowers, consider donating to St Jude Children's Hospital.