Cecil McMahon, beloved husband of Adeline, passed away quietly at the Elk Valley Hospital with loved ones by his side on February 25, 2012 at the age of 89 years.
Cecil was predeceased by his parents Margaret and James McMahon, his stepmother Mary and brothers Roy and Earl McMahon.
Left to mourn his passing is his wife Adeline, children Harley (Julie) McMahon and Colleen (Rae) Morandini, granddaughters Bobi (Gordon) Horwath and Livea McMahon, great grandson Keenan Horwath and sisters Doreen (Bert) Nicholls, Pat Miller-McNeil as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Cecil left the family farm to work in road construction in Winnipeg, and it was there he met the love of his life, Adeline Havener. They married and after his father’s illness returned to the farm until 1970 when they moved to Sparwood, BC. Cecil worked at Kaiser Resources/Westar as an equipment operator until he retired in 1987. He enjoyed woodworking, camping trips and playing Bocci. Cecil loved spending time with his family and especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed being around horses and the company of his dogs throughout his life.
No funeral services will be held by the family’s request. A Celebration of Life luncheon was held on Tuesday, February 28th at the Sparwood Senior’s Hall. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Cecil’s name to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Arrangements entrusted to Cherished Memories Funeral Services Ltd.