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Marie Elizabeth Mahoney

August 13, 1924January 17, 2021

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Marie Elizabeth Mahoney, 96, Dartmouth Nova Scotia on Jan 17th, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Florence (Power) Charlton and Gerald “Chic” Charlton Marie was born and raised in Halifax where she met her late husband and lifelong partner of 55 years Peter Michael Mahoney of Halifax. Marie enjoyed a long and successful career with the Royal Bank of Canada but family and raising her three children was always her number one priority. She was a devoted mom and grandmother who loved the simple things in life, cooking, knitting, reading, playing cards, and spoiling her grandchildren. Marie and Peter enjoyed their retirement years wintering in Florida and spent most summers at their cottage on Prince Edward Island. She is survived by her daughters; Anne Marie Mahoney of Calgary and Margaret “Mary” MacDonald (Mahoney) of Maine; her son Peter Michael (Tracy) Mahoney of Dartmouth; grandchildren, Sarah (Don), Michael, Christopher, Colin, Jeffrey, and Kathryn; great grandchildren Elizabeth, Madeline and Alexander; brothers Gerald Charlton, Bernie Charlton, David Charlton; sister Joyce Hyland; sister in law Molly Charlton and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents, her husband Peter Michael Mahoney, her brother in law Doug Hyland and her sister in law Betty Charlton. A special thank you to Laurel Collins and her team for the outstanding care given to Marie which allowed her to leave us on her terms with grace and dignity. Cremation has taken place at her request and a family memorial service will be held at a later date. In Lieu of flowers a donation may be made to The WAY Association, or a charity of your choice. To view or place an online message of condolence please visit


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Cecilia Mahoney

February 2, 2021

Peter, Mary and Anne... my sincere condolences on the sad news of your mom's passing. Your mom was such a sweet, caring person. I have so many wonderful memories of her and was truly blessed to have had her as both my mother-in-law and nanny to my kids. Heaven has gained a beautiful Angel!

Marg Stone

January 26, 2021

Anne,Mary & Peter, my sincere condolences on the passing of your Dear Mom. I will always cherish the memories of having worked beside her at RBC! She sure was one of a kind! My Thoughts & Prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. God Bless! Rest in Peace Marie!

Shirley Power

January 26, 2021

My deepest sympathies Anne, Mary & Peter on the loss of your mother. I remember fondly the many birthday parties Marie hosted at the family home on Queen Street. She was a gracious and gentle woman who touched the lives of many. May she rest in peace.


Joanne Hansen

January 22, 2021

Anne and family
Very sorry to hear of the passing of Marie. My sincere condolences to the whole family. It is so hard to lose your mother.
Joanne Hansen