Timothy Mahany, formerly of Arkport
Timothy P. “Tim” Mahany, 60, of New Jersey, formerly of Arkport, died unexpectedly early Thursday morning (May 8, 2014) at his home.
Born in Hornell on September 27, 1953, he was the son of Patrick & Phyllis (Milliard) Mahany.
Tim grew up in Arkport and was a graduate of Arkport Central School (class of 1972). Following high school, he began working in the family potato farm (Patrick E. Mahany & Sons Inc) and was involved in the day-to-day operation of the business.
After working on the family farm for a few years, Tim enlisted in the US Army and served his country for 4 years. While in the Army, he was stationed in Germany for about a year. Following his discharge from the military, Tim returned to Arkport and for several years continued working with his father & family on the potato farm.
For the past 35 years, Tim was employed primarily as a truck driver and resided in several locations, including Colorado, Maine, Florida and New York. For the past 14 years, Tim has lived in New Jersey and served as a Transport Driver for Delta Automotive Service as a car carrier.
Tim was a former member of Our Lady of the Valley Parish and a communicant of St. Ann’s Church. He was member of the Arkport American Legion. Tim was an avid Ford Mustang Enthusiast and extremely proud of his 2007 Ford Mustang Convertible. He also had a love of music, especially rock & roll and classical music and was a fan of Andrea Bocelli. One of Tim’s favorite pastimes was simply enjoying a beer, gazing at the stars and sitting around a campfire with family & friends.
He was preceded in death by his son, Anthony “Tony” Mahany who died in 1999 and also his mother, Phyllis Mahany who died in 2002.
Surviving are Violeta Iannuzzi with whom he resided; his daughters, Nicole (Mark) Berry of Syracuse and Danielle (Ryan) Bartorillo of Syracuse; his father, Patrick E. Mahany of Arkport; 3 brothers, Patrick (Karen) Mahany, JR of Silverthorne, CO, Sean (Nancy) Mahany of Scottsdale, AZ and Kevin (Christine) Mahany of Arkport; his sister, Michelle (Alan) Eddison of Stuart FL; 5 grandchildren; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews & cousins.
The family of Timothy P. “Tim” Mahany will receive friends on Monday from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at
10:00 AM at St. Ann’s Church with Father John Cullen officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Tim’s family request that memorial contributions in his name be made to the Arkport American Legion, West Ave., Arkport, NY 14807. Memorial forms will be available at the Dagon Funeral Home or click here to print a form.
In honor of Tim’s service to his country, the American Flag at the Dagon Funeral Home will be flown at half-staff.