Theresa C. McMahon, 87, former Eucharist minister at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church is your source for free news and information in the Wilmington area.

Theresa C. McMahon, 87, of Calabash, died Sunday, July 3, 2016, at her residence.

She was born on Oct. 4, 1928, in Queens, N.Y., a daughter of the late Joseph and Concetta Cifarelli. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Norman J. McMahon Sr., and her two sons, Norman J. McMahon Jr. and Robert W. McMahon.

Theresa was a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology, a member of the VFW #7288 Ladies Auxiliary and a Eucharist minister at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church.

Surviving are her daughter, Patricia “Pat” McMahon (Robert Mansbart), of Melbourne, Fla., her son, Martin J. McMahon (Kim), of Spring Hill, Fla.; her sister, Dorothy Hoffmann, of Ocean Isle Beach; three grandchildren, Megan, Sydney and Dylan; and many loving nieces and nephews.

A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, July 8, at St. Brendan’s Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the Wilmington National Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 7, at Brunswick Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Lower Cape Fear Hospice-Brunswick House, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

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