Tuesday, 16 July 2019 17:46

Mary Magnon – July 7, 2019

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Mary Magnon, 83, of Stafford, Texas, passed away July 7, 2019. Mary led a joyful, selfless life with her love of God at the core of all she did.

She was born in Oswego, New York on February 7, 1936 to Nora and Charles Regan.

Mary was a member of St. Theresa’s Catholic Church where she actively volunteered and which she supported with all of her heart.

A loving and devoted wife, Mary was predeceased by her first husband of 25 years, Garrett Mahoney. She was also predeceased by her best friend and supportive second husband of 21 years, Lee Magnon. Of her siblings, Mary was predeceased by her brother, Charles Regan, and sister, Noreen Culeton, brother-in-law, G. Thomas Familo, sister-in -law, Patricia Regan, and grandson, Robert Platt Jr. Surviving siblings, James (Carol) Regan, John (Rosetta) Regan, Anne Familo, Joanie (Daniel) Layton, Dennis (Patsy) Regan, Kathy (Henry) Kolek and brother-in-law Robert “Chow” Culeton.

Mary is survived by her children Bridget Bach, Maureen (Chris) Regan, Kathleen (Robert) Platt, Maggie (Steve) Moran and step children Brenda (Ronnie) Wile, and Bryan Magnon. Mary will be greatly missed by her grandchildren: Brittany Mann, Mariah Regan, Bailee Moran, Hannah Regan, Garrett Regan and step grandchildren Cody, Cole, Cayden, Rowan and Julien.

Mary attended Boston University for Business and held the position of Secretary to the Town Zoning Board of Appeals for Oswego County in New York. As a passionate member of the community, she later ran for Town Clerk and was a successful entrepreneur with a local Boutique Gift Shop.

The entire family including their beloved babysitter, Nora McMahon, moved to Houston, Texas with the prospect of a better life. In Texas, Mary worked at Houston Contracting and, later, Stubbs Overbeck (CDI) for many dedicated years. She later became Vice President and co-owner of Dixie Testing and Products.

Mary was an active member in her church and spent countless hours volunteering at Memorial Herman Hospital in Houston, Texas where she assisted new mothers with their newborns. She was a faithful member a Legion of Mary and the League of Saint Anthony. She had a perpetual membership in the Association of the Miraculous Medal. Mary gave tirelessly to many charities but held close to her heart St Jude’s Research Hospital.

Calling hours will be on Monday, July 22nd from 3-6 pm at Nelson Funeral Home, 11 West Albany Street. Oswego.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, July 23rd at 11 am in St. Peter’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family would like for you to consider joining her and her grandson Robert in their support of St Jude’s, https://fundraising.stjude.org/site/TR?fr_id=114986&pg=entry

Nelson Funeral Home has care of her arrangements.

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