John Ellery McMahan, 84, of Rochester Mills, Pa., went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, July 28, 2013, at the Mountain Laurel Nursing & Rehab Center, Clearfield, Pa.
The son of John D. and Cleo (Pardee) McMahan, he was born on April 12, 1929.
John was a member of the C&MA Church and also attended the Methodist Church.
Mr. McMahan retired from U.S. Steel, American Bridge Division, Ambridge, Pa.
He is survived by his two daughters, Connie Dunmire and husband Marlin of Rochester Mills, Pa., and Sandy Kriger and husband Lou of Crescent, Pa.; daughter-in-law Mary Ann McMahan of Freedom, Pa.; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one brother, Carl.
John was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 66 years, Helen; his son, John F. â€śRickâ€ť McMahan; one sister, Miriam; and four brothers, Paul, Eugene, Homer and Wendall.
At Johnâ€™s request, there will be no visitation. Private arrangements are with the assistance of the Rairigh Funeral Home, Ltd. in Hillsdale, Pa.