The Obit For Walt Mahoney

James W. Mahoney

Published in Waltham News Tribune from June 15 to June 22, 2012

James Walter Mahoney passed away on June 3, 2012, he was 91 years old.

Walter was born on July 5, 1920 in Waltham, MA. He was the youngest child of Daniel and Margaret (Doherty) Mahoney.

Walter was happily married for 50 years to Marion (Nixon) Mahoney, who passed away in April 2011.

A graduate of Saint Charles High School where he excelled in sports; he was a veteran of WWII serving on the USS Princeton as a scouting squadron in the air unit.

After leaving the US Navy Walter was a member of the Phillies AA farm league baseball team.

Walter was employed by Brandeis University for almost 50 years. He started as the baseball coach at Brandeis and also held positions in the buildings and grounds department and special events coordinator.

After retiring from Brandeis, Walter & Marion retired to Cape Cod.

Surviving Walter are his daughter, Christine and her husband Peter Fraser of Lowell, son Mark and his wife Elizabeth of Oakham, seven grandchildren Nicholas, Adam & Julia Fraser, Owen, Riley, Kelan, Aidan Mahoney. He was also predeceased by his brothers and sisters, Daniel Mahoney, John Mahoney, Mary Bryson, Sister Margaret Daniel, Sisters of Charity, Rose Evelyn Cardinelli, Margaret Boudrot, Louise Mackay, and Ruth Mahoney.

Mr. Mahoney's Funeral Service took place on Thursday, June 7, 2012.

A private family burial took place in the Massachusetts National Cemetery on Cape Cod.

Arrangements by the Fay McCabe Funeral Directors, Lowell. 978-459-9222