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Mary "Mas" McMahan (Pashia)

Sunday, August 2, 1931 - Wednesday, March 27, 2019
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Mary “Mas” Margaret (Pashia) McMahan of Cadet, Missouri, was born August 2, 1931, in Old Mines, Missouri, a daughter of the late Charles J. Pashia and Mary Alice (Coleman) Pashia. Mary departed this life Wednesday, March 27, 2019, having reached the age of 87 Years, 7 Months and 25 Days.

Mary was united in marriage to Elvas Emery McMahan on October 25, 1952 in Old Mines, Missouri, Elvas preceded her in death on September 26, 1964.

Mary is survived by three sons, James McMahan and wife Debbie of Gerald, MO, Roger McMahan and Sharyn Zelch of Potosi, MO, Jerome McMahan and wife Dana of Farmington, MO, five daughters, Barbara Rigdon of Desloge, MO, Jackie Clapp Coddington of Potosi, MO, Linda Buettner and husband Gary of Jefferson City, MO, Julia Sumpter and husband Dennis of Mineral Point, MO, Monica Woods and husband Clarence, Jr. of Park Hills, MO, 43 grandchildren, 62 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren, eight sisters, Bernadette Sappington of Potosi, MO, Catherine Villmer and husband Max of Festus, MO, Charlene Campbell of Potosi, MO, Betty Graves and husband Larry of Park Hills, MO, Donna Gegg and husband Mark of Festus, MO, Janice Reynolds of Festus, MO, Judy Bone and husband David of Hillsboro, MO, special honorary sister, Chris Wills of Terre Du Lac, three brothers, Charles G. Pashia of High Ridge, MO, Thaddeus “Tad” Pashia and wife Carolyn of Pevely, MO, James E. Pashia and wife Geneva of Farmington, MO and by many nieces, nephews and extended family.

In addition to her husband, Mary was also preceded in death by her parents, Charles J. and Mary Alice (Coleman) Pashia, two sons, John Paul McMahan and Lynn McMahan, two grandsons, Matthew McMahan and Joshua Sumpter, one great great grandson, Thomas Inmon, three brothers, Richie Pashia, John Pashia and Paschal “Pap” Pashia, one daughter-in-law, Sherry McMahan, two sons-in-law, Lonnie Clapp and John Rigdon, one sister-in-law, Darlene Pashia, four brothers-in-law, Raymond Campbell, Rodney Reynolds, Roscoe Sappington and Jim Thompson and a special cousin, Margie Emily.

Mary was a lifelong parishioner of St. Joachim Church. Mary enjoyed playing music with her father, brothers and cousin, Margie. Mary also enjoyed crocheting, making quilts, gardening, playing bingo, going to yard sales, fishing and camping with her friends and family.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, March 29, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, March 29, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Moore Funeral Home
    105 Clark Street
    Potosi, MO 63664
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Saturday, March 30, 2019 | 8:30am - 9:30am
    Saturday, March 30, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
    Moore Funeral Home
    105 Clark Street
    Potosi, MO 63664
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, March 30, 2019 | 10:00am
    Saturday, March 30, 2019 10:00am
    St. Joachim Church
    10120 Crest Rd.
    Old Mines, MO 63630
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Father Tony Dattilo
  • Interment

    St. Joachim Cemetery
    Old Mines, MO


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Sandra Stoops

Posted at 05:17pm
I think of Mary often. She was inspirational to me. She was one of the kindest people I have ever had the privilege of knowing. She was smart and talented. My condolences to her family. The world is a little less without her.

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Anita Govero

Posted at 09:28am
All my love to the family of this amazing lady. Will forever cherish our talks before mass on Sunday, her warm hugs and deep love she had for all. She will forever be missed, but never forgotten.

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Posted at 08:59am
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