William “Bill” Mahady

William ” Bill” Mahady, 71, of Scranton, died Monday evening at the Allied Services Inpatient Hospice Unit surrounded by his loved ones.

Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late William and Mary Petrow Mahady. He was a graduate of Scranton Central High School and went on to receive an accounting degree from Bethel College. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for 35 years as an auditor.

Bill was an avid golfer and pool player. He was a member of the Taurus and Waldorf clubs as well as the Scranton Pool League.

Bill will always be remembered by everyone who knew him as a kind, generous, hard working man and a wonderful father and grandfather.

He is survived by his faithful companion Marianne Collins. Also surviving are two daughters Holly Mahady, Las Vegas NV; and Christine Mahady Ogilvie and her husband Paul, Palo Alto  CA.; three sisters Hannah Schlappe Perrins, Scranton; Mary Ellen Mahady, Scranton; and Karen Manley, San Diego CA.;  a grandson Jackson William Ogilvie; his former wife Sallie Mahady Horrocks, Clarks Summit;  several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Friday from 2 to 5pm at the Vanston and James Funeral Home, 1401 Ash St., Scranton.

A funeral service and interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family encourages memorial contributions be made to the Salvation Army 500 S. Washington Ave. Scranton, PA 18505 or to the St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105. 

One Comment

  1. Mike

    I never met Bill but I thank him for raising such a loving beautiful family and for the positive impact he made in this world. I know his legacy will live on and he will not be forgotten by those who love him and keep him in their hearts. May God hold him close and may his soul Rest In Peace.

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