Martin J. "Marty" McMahon

Martin J. McMahon "Marty"

Age 78, of Wilmington, DE passed away at Christiana Hospital on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 surrounded by his family.

Born in Wilmington, Marty was the son of the late Martin A. and Ella (Fundin) McMahon. He served his country proudly in the US Marine Corps. He worked an officer with the Wilmington Police Department from 1960 to 1980. He was a canine handler and retired as Sergeant. He served as FOP President. Later, he took a security position with the DuPont Company for 15 years. He also worked part-time for Brooks Armored Car. His hobbies included fishing and crabbing with his family. He loved to spend time at the beach and also enjoyed playing baseball and football. He was a member of St. Matthew's Church and the Marine Corps League. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Dolores "Mick" Graney.

Marty will be dearly missed by his wife of 52 years, Mary Ann (Aikens) McMahon; his daughter and son-in-law, Teresa M. and Paul Grabinski; his sons, Michael S. McMahon, James M. McMahon and his companion,Theresa Fulton, all of Wilmington, and John P. McMahon of Newark. Also surviving are two grandchildren, Ashley M. and Timothy P.; his sister, Rita Ford of Newark; and his brother and sister-in-law, Timothy and Mary Lou McMahon of Wilmington.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, September 16th at St. Matthew's Church, 901 E. Newport Pike, Wilmington, DE 19804 where friends and family are invited to visitation between 10 and 11:45 AM. Entombment will follow at All Saints Cemetery, Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to St. Matthew's Church at the address above or to Five Points Fire Company, 209 S. Maryland Avenue, Wilmington, DE 19804.

(302) 652-5913

Published in The News Journal from Sept. 13 to Sept. 15, 2013