Sean Michael McMahon


Sean Michael McMahon of Granbury, 74, passed away Sept. 21, 2013.

Service: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Lucas Funeral Home – Hurst. Visitation: 6- 8 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home.

Sean was born in Cleveland, Ohio on Dec. 20,1938, the middle child of three, born to John Francis McMahon and Margaret Hiss McMahon.

He moved to Fort Worth in 1942 and spent the rest of his life in the area.

He was one of the original pupils at the new St Alice Catholic Elementary School. In 1953 he graduated to Laneri High School, became involved in many sports and made lifelong friends. He won a basketball scholarship to St Edwards Academy in Austin.

In 1961 he married Barbara Rhone and had two children, Timothy and Shannon. He married Cynthia Phillips and took her son Nathan to raise as his own. When he retired, he married his long time friend, Alma Brady in 1997 and moved to Granbury. His passion was golf and he worked at the Nutcracker Golf Club.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors: his wife, Alma Brady; his children, Timothy McMahon, Shannon Swain, Nathan Phillips, stepdaughters Lori Solecki and Lisa Howard, two sisters, Mary Margaret Lanzarotti, and Shelia Vinson as well as his grandchildren Amanda, Greg, Timothy and Sean McMahon, Michael and Matthew Swain, Brady Howard, Amanda Rogers and great-grandchildren Timothy, Liam and Abigal. As well as many nieces and nephews.

We want to thank Harris Hospital, Joan, Cheryl and Cassidy at Renaissance Rehab and Odyssey Hospice for the amazing care and wonderful people who cared for him during his illness.

He will be greatly missed. He was an amazing man with a great sense of humor. His joy was to make people laugh and have a good time in this world… I expect he will be doing just that in the next!