DENIS MAHONEY COUNCIL 8215

The Cathedral of the Holy Family, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

DENIS MAHONEY COUNCIL 8215

The Cathedral of the Holy Family, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Denis Mahoney

Patron of Council 8215

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* A descendant of Irish immigrants who fled the potato famine in Ireland in the mid-19th century, Denis Mahoney was born in Rockland, Ontario on May 22, 1883.

* Mahoney spent his professional life in the retail trade, first as a  store manager until 1936 and then as manager of a bakery until  retiring in 1952.

* With his wife Anna they raised 4 children: Gertrude, Margaret,  Bishop James and John.

* Mahoney served as Alderman on the Saskatoon City Council in 1924  and 1925. He was also a member of the Saskatoon Separate School  Board.

* He served in the Knights as a 4th degree member, a Grand Knight  and State Deputy.

* Denis Mahoney died in Saskatoon in 1967, one month prior to his  son’s consecration as Bishop of Saskatoon.

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