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Edward J. McMahon

January 12, 1933 - April 02, 2022


Obituary For Edward J. McMahon

Edward J. McMahon, 89, of Peabody, died April 2, 20222 at the Brudnick Center for Living in Peabody following a brief illness. Born and raised in Peabody, he was the son of the late Edward J. and Mary J. (Gallagher) McMahon. Edward received his master’s degree from Merrimack College. Edward served with the United States Navy aboard the USS Forrestal for two years before his honorable discharge in 1957. Following his discharge, he enrolled at Merrimack College and later started his teaching career in the Peabody School System as a grammar school teacher and later he was a Unit Director at the former J. F. Kennedy Junior High School in Peabody before retiring after a 35-year career in the Peabody School system. Edward is survived by his brother-in-law, Roger Fecteau of Peabody, his niece and nephew, Patti MacLauchlan of VT, and Thomas and his wife Sandi Fecteau of NH, his dear friends, Jessi and Lou Thibault of Peabody, Christine and Jim Morse of Danvers, and Trish Ronan of Danvers. He was predeceased by his sister, Nancy Fecteau and his lifelong friend, the late Rev. Gerard Dorgan. Following cremation, visiting hours will be held on Thursday June 2, 2022, from 8:30 AM until 9:30 AM at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St, Peabody followed by his Funeral Mass at 10:00 AM at St. John’s Church, Peabody to which relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Burial services will be private.

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  • 05/29/2022

    My sympathies to the family of Mr. McMahon! He was the 8th grade unit director at the old JFK Memorial Junior High School when I was there! He was a great person! RIP

  • 05/27/2022

    I had him as a teacher growing up I am now 38 he was an amazing teacher and can't believe he is gone he will be missed RIP

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