Mass. – Sarah “Sally” (Moran) Mahoney, 92,
formerly of Deerfield, MA
died February 15, 2015, in Kissimmee, FL.
was born in Philadelphia, PA., on
July 17, 1922, the daughter of Joseph and Ida Moran. She grew up in Belmont, MA, graduating
from Belmont High School
in 1939. She graduated from DePauw
in 1944 with a BA degree in Sociology and received her Master’s degree in
Social Work from Boston University
in 1949. She was employed as a social worker for Commonwealth
of MA Middlesex County
for 23 years before retiring.
married Raymond G. Mahoney, on February 22, 1957 in St. Peters Church in Cambridge,
In 1968, they moved to South
Deerfield. Sally worked as a tour guide for
Historic Deerfield for 13 years and was an active volunteer with PVMA and the
South Deerfield Congregational Church for many years. She retired to Florida in
2002, and was an active member at Good Samaritan Village in Kissimmee, FL.
was predeceased by her husband in 1987, and Brother Wallace Moran in 1998. She
is survived by her niece Lizette (Moran) Brown, nephew Jeffrey Moran, her
godchild Abigail H. Tasca, and the Bell/Haman family.
committal service and burial will be Sunday June 14, 2015 at 1:00PM in Brookside Cemetery, South Deerfield.
Local arrangements are by the Wrisley Funeral Home, South Deerfield. In lieu of flowers
donations may be made to Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association (PVMA) P.O. Box 428 10 Memorial St. Deerfield, MA 01342.
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