Adeline McMahon

Adeline McMahon

It is with heavy hearts the family of Adeline McMahon announces her sudden passing on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at the age of 85. Adeline was born in Fairlight, SK on May 1, 1929. She grew up on the family farm in Birch River, MB with her sister Agnes and brothers Edwin and Roland.

Adeline married Cecil McMahon on September 26, 1953. They had two children; Colleen and Harley. In 1970 the McMahon family moved from Manitoba to Sparwood, BC.

Adeline was a warm, loving person who was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and a wonderful friend to all. Everyone who knew her will remember her infinite kindness and her caring, easy friendly manner. She always had an ear to listen to a loved one or friend.

Adeline enjoyed playing cards, watching curling, quilting and camping; especially spending time with family and friends.

Adeline is survived by her children, Colleen (Rae) Morandini and Harley (Julie) McMahon, granddaughters Bobi (Gordon) Horwath, and Olivia McMahon, her great grandson Keenan, her sister Agnes and sisters-in-law Doreen and Pat as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents Ettie and John Havener, brothers Edwin and Roland, and her husband Cecil.

A Celebration of Life luncheon was held on Sunday, October 12th at the Sparwood Senior’s Hall. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Lilac Terrace Building Fund. Arrangements entrusted to Cherished Memories Funeral Services Ltd. Messages and condolences shared at

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