VALPARAISO, IN - Margaret A. Mahoney, 97, of Valparaiso formerly of Hobart passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2017. She was born August 30, 1920 in Gary, IN to Frank and Ada Smith and graduated from Emerson High School in 1939. Margaret had been active in the Hobart P.E.O. in her prime and dedicated herself to the care of her family throughout her life.
On March 27, 1940 she married John R. 'Bob' Mahoney, Sr. who preceded her in death in 1995. Survivors include their children: Robert (Joan) Mahoney of Valparaiso and Peggy (John) Link of Calumet City, IL; grandchildren: Tamara (Brad) Greenwell, Rob Mahoney, Tara (Chris) Ings, Jennifer (Pete) Sajovec, Kevin (Anna) Link, Kimberly (Ed) Orlando and great grandchildren: Ben, Sam, Tim, Noah, Trevor, Carter, Dominic, Izzy, Emma, Jack and Wil. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Frank Smith in 1970.
A visitation will be held Saturday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at MOELLER FUNERAL HOME, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso with funeral service beginning at 11:00 a.m. and burial to follow at Calumet Park Cemetery.