Frank Mahoney

GARDNER—Frank Mahoney, 63, of Gardner, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at home.
Frank was born in Joliet on May 11, 1956 to Donald and Lola (Farmer) Mahoney. He was a proud member of the Teamsters Local 179. He loved spending time with his beloved wife and taking long drives in his ’63 Galaxie 500. Frank was the proudest husband, dad and papa. He loved every moment spent with his wife, kids and adored grandchildren. He enjoyed playing guitar and singing, golfing with his son, spending time with his family at everyone’s events. He was a car and drag race enthusiast and also enjoyed fishing when he found the time. Frank will be remembered by all for his quick wit, huge personality, and his ability to fix anything he laid his hands on.
Frank is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Nancy (Ferrier) Mahoney; his children: Donnie (Jennica) Mahoney, Aimee (Brad) Wren and Jayme (Chris) Ryczywot; nine grandchildren: Tenley, Hutton and Collins Mahoney; Lincoln and Baker Wren, Nicole and Zach Bement, Haley and CJ Keeton; great-grandfather of seven, siblings: Donna Harty, Mary (Mike) Lenci, Suzie Massett and Howie (Vicki) Mahoney; brother-in-law, Mike (Susan) Ferrier; sisters-in-law: Sue Ferrier, Dalia Tapella and Deb Mahoney and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Dave and Tim Mahoney; mother-in-law, Ruth Menges; brothers in-law, Mark Ferrier and Ralph Massett II.
Visitation and funeral services were held Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 1201 W. Route 6 at Deerpath Drive in Morris. Cremation rites were accorded following services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in his name to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation would be appreciated.
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Fred C. Dames Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.