Joseph E. Mahoney, 88, of Hiawassee, GA died Tuesday, August 6, 2013 in Chatuge Regional Hospital. He was born September 28, 1924 in Tunkhannock, PA. He retired after 34 years as a plant foreman for Dairy Lea COOP. He was a member of the Hiawassee United Methodist Church.
Surviving are his loving wife of 26 years, Helen Mahoney; two daughters, Carol Vogrin and husband, Alvin “Pete” and Laurie Jo Mahoney all of Tunkhannock; a sister, Irene Ciprich of Meshoppen, PA; a brother, Raymond “Bucky” Mahoney of Dunedin, FL; a grandson, Kevin Alvin Joseph Vogrin; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM Saturday, August 10, 2013 in the Chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Hayesville with the Revs. Sam Hamby and Jim Blair officiating. Interment was in Moss Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were Paul Hodge, Jeff Jefferson, Ron Kotchenreuther, Van Anderson, Bob Savage, Jim Miller, and Paul Dobbin.
The family received friends from 12:30-1:45 Saturday afternoon at the Ivie Funeral Home, Hayesville prior to the services.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in memory of Joseph E. Mahoney to the Hiawassee United Methodist Church Building Fund, PO Box 609, Hiawassee, GA 30546.
Ivie Funeral Home, Hayesville in charge of all arrangements.