WESTBOROUGH, Mass. – Albert J. McMahon of Westborough died Jan. 29 at Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center. He was 89.
Born April 10, 1923, in South Boston, he was the son of Albert and Bertha M. Crosbie McMahon. He was educated in Westborough schools and was a 1941 graduate of Westborough High School, where he earned many athletic awards, was inducted into the hall of fame and was elected president of his senior class.
He went on to play semi-professional football for many years in Westborough, playing home games at Bay State Field. During World War II, he served with the Army in Europe and attained the rank of staff sergeant.
McMahon was employed as a press grinder at Bay State Abrasives for 10 years. He then worked as an oil machine operator at Wyman-Gordon for 27 years prior to his retirement.
He was predeceased by his wife, Mildred H. Russell McMahon.
He is survived by a sister, Nellie McNiff, of Grafton; and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by five siblings, Howard, Bertha, Henry, Leslie and William McMahon.
A funeral service will be held at noon Monday at Britton-Summers Funeral Home in Westborough. Burial with military honors will follow at St. Luke's Cemetery. Visitation is from 11 a.m. until the start of the funeral service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Luke the Evangelist Church Memorial Fund, 70 West Main St., Westborough, MA 01581.