Mr. Mahoney was born in Boston, on May 2, 1951 to Daniel Francis and Mary Rose Mahoney. He attended grade school at St. Patrick’s School in Stoneham, MA, and graduated from Stoneham High School in 1969. He married Joan May Borrelli on December 13, 1980. The young couple moved to Wilmington in 1982 where they raised three children and still reside. Mr. Mahoney worked at Wilmington Middle High School for his entire adult life, and while there was a friend to many students and colleagues. Mr. Mahoney loved to fish, learn about his Irish heritage, visit Cape Cod, laugh, and spend time with his family and friends.
Mr. Mahoney was preceded in death by his close friend and brother-in-law, Donald Borrelli, and his parents, Dan and Mary Mahoney.
Mr. Mahoney is survived by his wife of 36 years, Joan Mahoney, of Wilmington; daughter, Alana Mahoney, of Denver, CO; son, Dan Mahoney, of Newburyport, MA; daughter, Alecia and son-in-law Ross Turner, of Boston; sister, Mary and brother-in-law, Ed Olsen, of Pepperell, MA; brother John and sister-in-law, Marge Mahoney, of Stoneham, MA; sister, Teri and brother-in-law, Joe Lombardozzi, of Sanford, ME; best friend, Steven Connors, of Brewster, MA; and many close friends, nieces, and nephews who looked up to him and loved him dearly.