Elizabeth D. "Betty" (McMahon) Nicholls

June 13, 1931 ~ July 16, 2015 (age 84)

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Of Forest Hills, age 84, on Thursday, July 16, 2015. Betty leaves her husband John III, on the 60th anniversary of their marriage, two daughters and two sons Jeananne (Kurt), John IV , Maribeth, Daniel (Mandy), five grandchildren Michelle, Carrie, Heather, Grant and Kelsey and three great grandchildren Adylin, Berlyn, Everett and a baby boy who is due in October.  Betty was the last surviving of 12 children of Paddy and Annie McMahon who both emigrated from Ireland.  She will be missed by her card playing friends at Forest Hills Senior Center and also at their parties.  Betty organized family reunions and has hoped that the next generations will carry them on.  Others who will miss her are the many, now grown, children she babysat until her own grandchildren came along.

Friends are welcome Friday from 2-8pm at Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home, 700 Linden Ave. at Cable, East Pittsburgh, 412-824-8800

Mass of Christian Burial in St. Maurice Church on Saturday at 10 a.m.

We will miss you mom, love from all of us…and me too Redhead, love John.


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July 17, 2015

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
700 Linden Ave.
East Pittsburgh, PA 15112

Mass of Christian Burial
July 18, 2015

10:00 AM
St. Maurice Church
Ardmore Blvd.
Forest Hills, Pennsylvania 15221

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