Brian passed away December 4, 2012. He was born in Malone, NY, on April 4, 1947 to farmers Shirley and Phil McMahon. He made the Navy his career serving in Vietnam and on submarines and was the COB. He was an active member of Amvets of Palm Bay and American Legion Post 81. He loved spending time sharing stories with other vets and the bikers. He was an active disabled Vietnam Veteran.
He is dearly missed by his wife, Mattie; daughters, Margaret (Maggie) McMahon, Mary Elizabeth Alexander and daughters; step child-ren, Tim Mikels, Laura Karie, Susan Lanphier and Kathleen Goyette; sister, Peg McMahon and children; brother, Mark and partner Robeto; mother, Shirley Roy of Zepher Hills; and sister-in-law, Sheila McMahon of Portland.
He was predeceased by his brother, Paul and his father, Phillip.
He was a member of Church of Our Savior in Palm Bay, FL.
There will be no funeral as Brian donated his organs and body to science. There will be a celebration of his life in April for his birthday.
If there are any donations please make them to William Childs Hospice in Palm Bay or to Church of Our Savior in Palm Bay.
A special note of thanks to the nurses in Holmes Regional Hospital for the loving and professional care they gave Brian for three weeks and also the kindness and loving professional care bestowed on him by William Childs Hospice House in Palm Bay. Both of these facilities went above and beyond in his care and care of the family. Many prayers of thank you go to Fr Loren and Deacon Tom and members of Church of Our Savior who never stopped praying for Brian.
Published in FloridaToday on Dec. 16, 2012.