age 76 of Navarre, passed away at this residence on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012. He was born on Oct. 14, 1936 in Canton, Ohio and was the son of the late Harrison and Audrey (Havner) Mahaffey. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Navarre Post of the V.F.W. Paul was a longtime member of Holy Family Parish in Navarre. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Rosemary Mahaffey; his sister, Kathleen; and his brothers, Wayne and Loren.
He is survived by his daughters, Judy (Chris Suteu) Mahaffey and Jean (Robert) Thomas and his son, Paul (Sally Frederick) Mahaffey; his grandchildren, Christian Derheimer and Bobby Thomas, Jr. Also surviving are his brothers, Kenneth and Terry Mahaffey and his sister, Louise Taggart.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Holy Family Parish in Navarre, Ohio. Entombment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Paquelet Funeral Home in Massillon on Friday from 6-8 p.m.
Paquelet Funeral Home
& Crematory, 330-833-3222
Published in The Repository on Nov. 14, 2012