David L. Mahoney

David L. Mahoney, 46, of 41 West Cardott St., Ridgway, died Saturday morning at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a lengthy illness. He was born July 9, 1966 in Ridgway, son of J. Leo and Betty A. (Pavlock) Mahoney. He married Wendy S. Gardner on August 21, 1993, and she survives. He had resided in Ridgway for the last 20 years and was a former Johnsonburg resident. He was a member of the Hallton Church. He was a 1986 graduate of the Johnsonburg High School. He enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing, the Steelers, and vacations to the Outer Banks. He had been employed by Clarion Sintered Metals for 18 years, by North American Hoganas for two years, and owned and operated Mahoney Law Care for five years. In addition to his parents and wife, he is survived by four children, Marissa M., Kylie R., Haley E., and Nathan D., all of Ridgway; a sister, Susan E. Spare and her husband Carl of DuBois; and several nieces and nephews, including Joshua and Chelsey Sparce of DuBois. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Joseph and Mae Pavlock; and his paternal grandparents, William and Winifred Mahoney. A Memorial Service for David L. Mahoney will be held at the Awakening Alliance Church in Ridgway on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Officiating will be Ronald Burkett, pastor of the Hallton Church. Burial will be in Oakmont Cemetery. Friends will be received at the Thompson Funeral Home today, Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Memorials, if desired, can be made to the Ridgway Ambulance Corp.