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John Dee Mahone, Sr.

February 8, 1947 ~ January 7, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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John Mahone, Sr. Obituary

John Dee Mahone, Sr., 76, of Duquesne, was born February 8, 1947, in Petry, Alabama, He was the beloved son of the late Elkaner and Ruthie Mae (Merritt) Mahone.

John attended school and graduated from Duquesne High School.

He was the 4th oldest child of 9 children. John served in the United States Army, Vietnam Veteran, and the National Guard. He was employed with the United States Steel in Duquesne, PA, as Manager at Pick Way Shoe Store; he retired from the Duquesne City School District as Head of the Maintenance Department Supervisor of Custodians.

John was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Duquesne “DUKES” fan. He loved to sing Karaoke and enjoyed playing corn hole. He loved taking care of his church. He was an active member of the Payne Chapel AME Church in Duquesne, PA, Sons of Allen, Trustee, Culinary Crew, and Lay Organization.

John departed this life on January 7, 2024, at UPMC McKeesport Hospital in McKeesport, PA, peacefully, surrounded by his beloved family. He was preceded in death by his father, Elkaner Mahone, mother, Ruthie Mae Merritt-Mahone, sisters, Annie White, and Willie Pink Mahone, brother, Louis Merritt.  

John is survived by his loving spouse of 58 years, Beverly Butler Mahone; son, John D. "KB" Mahone, Jr. of Duquesne, PA; three granddaughters, De'Jah Mahone, Kaylah Mahone, Akari Adams; two great-grands, Alonnah Smith, Shyne Mahone-Craig; four brothers, Ebbie (Joyce) Mahone of West Mifflin, PA, James (Shirley) Mahone of McKeesport, PA, Pastor Melvin (Carolyn) Mahone of CA, Tite (Stacie) Mahone of NC; sister, Mary Lowery of McKeesport, PA; four sisters-in-law, Linda (Nathan) Slim, Shirley (Leonard) Robinson, Tresa (David) Thompson, Nadine Daviston; three brothers-in-law, Aaron Butler, Kevin (Ceceila) Butler, Jacob (Michelle) Williamson, Jr.; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.  



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January 16, 2024

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Payne Chapel A.M.E.
601 Priscilla Ave.
Duquesne, PA 15110

Funeral Service
January 17, 2024

11:00 AM
Payne Chapel A.M.E.
601 Priscilla Ave.
Duquesne, PA 15110


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