Mona Patrecia McMahon (Miller) passed away peacefully on Salt Spring Island February 10th 2014, at the age of 92 with her family by her side.
Mona was born in Wasa, BC August 25th 1921. She attended grade school in Fort Steele and high school in Cranbrook. Mona married Fred McMahon in 1943. The post-war years took Mona and her family to Edmonton where she worked to support her family while taking night school classes to become a bookkeeper. In 1975, Fred and Mona moved to Hornby Island. She spent the last few years on Salt Spring Island, where she was close to family.
Mona was predeceased by Fred (1997), brothers Maldwyn, Tommy, and Bruce. She is survived by her sister June Flynn, daughter Gwen (Gerald), and son Patrick (Cathy) ; Her grandchildren Byron, Lori, Scott, Kelly, Heather and Erin and many great-grandchildren & great- great- grandchildren.
We will all miss beachcombing and many great summers spent with Grandma. To all her school year friends that remember her as Smokey or Spitfire she had that same spirit to the end.