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P. Thérèse (Merlet) McMahon

March 14, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old

P. Thérèse McMahon Obituary

Thérèse went home to Jesus on March 14, 2024.  She lived for the past five years in Boone, NC but spent most of her life in Connecticut and South Florida.  She was born March 29th, 1935, to Ernest and Philomene Merlet in Hartford, Ct.  She is preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Rita Merlet Barrows and her Son-in-law Fredrick Garner .  Thérèse graduated from Saint Francis School of Nursing, Hartford, CT, in 1956 as a Registered Nurse.  She worked for many years in the premi-nursery at St Francis Hospital, and St Joseph’s Residence (Enfield, CT)  She was a devout Catholic and sang in the church choirs of her parishes in CT and FL for many years. Her life and dedication to Jesus taught so many about his mercy and love. Thérèse loved nursing, but more so her vocation as a wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.  She leaves behind her husband William E. McMahon, 5 children: Diane McMahon (Frederick), Keith McMahon (Nicholas), Denise Macdonald (Scott), Mary Kindschi (Kenny), and Maureen Murray (Scott).  13 grand-children: Christine, Michelle, Brendan, Thérèse, Devin, Kate, Emily, Kathleen, Jimmy, Danny, Kaitlin, Megan, and Susan.  10 great-grandchildren: Marijayne, Penelope, Delilah, Hayden, Barrett, Tyler, Ian, Samuel, Finn, and Mikko.

A funeral mass will be conducted Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at 3:00 p.m. in St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Boone.

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