Doris J Mahoney

June 23, 1931November 5, 2020

Doris J. (Ducett) Mahoney, 89, of Amagansett, New York, died on November 5, 2020. She was born June 23, 1931, in Chicago, IL. She was a resident of Yorkville, IL, for over 30 years, retiring to Marco Island, FL, in 1991. After the passing of her husband, she loved to travel to Europe and was a wonderful artist who loved to paint. She enjoyed entertaining and was the life of the party. While raising her 4 children, she was very active in the community. She was often involved with the Yorkville Women’s Club’s activities and as the “Picture Lady” at the local schools sharing her love of the arts. She has spent her last few years in Florida and New York.

She was married on May 2, 1953, to Robert J. Mahoney and they were married for 43 years until his passing. She is survived by her son Michael P. (Mary) Mahoney of Whitewater, WI; her daughter Kathleen M. (Eric) Miller of Yorkville, IL; her daughter-in-law Debbie Mahoney of Warrensburg, MO; her grandchildren Timothy (Kristin) Rosenwinkel of Hinckley, IL; Mark (Ashley) Rosenwinkel of Winfield, IL; Molly (Cody) Reynolds of Warrensburg, MO; Daniel Mahoney of St. Louis, MO; Mitchell Miller of Yorkville, IL; and her great-grandchildren, Audra, Ellis, Paige, Bridget Rosenwinkel; 1 niece and 2 nephews, and her special friend of 24 years Tom Lydon, as well as his family, of Amagansett, NY.

She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, brother, her husband, Robert J. Mahoney, her daughter, Mary P Rosenwinkel, her son, Robert B Mahoney, her brother-in-law, and her sister-in-law.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children or St Jude Children’s Research Hospital.



  • Funeral Mass

    Monday, November 16, 2020

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Meg Pittman

November 17, 2020

Watching the funeral while sitting at my desk, I was able to reminisce about the MANY happy times we spent with Aunt Doris, Uncle Bob, Mary, Bobby, Michael and Kathy on game farm road....(had to go see the wolf every time we visited), riding Mary's horse, Poncho, bringing Sadie back and forth to visit, breaking ground at the new house on Cannonball trail; having that big basement for "the kids;" hiking down the creek behind the house. She was a wonderful hostess and made you feel at she was waiting for YOU to arrive. I loved going to The Mahoney's "in the country." That evil little laugh. Dressed to the 9's (like Betty)..even when she was wearing jeans, she looked like a million bucks. I wished we could have spent more time together these last few years. This pic was from the last time Doris and my mom were together at Kathy's several years ago. "Couple Club" reunited.

Judy Johannsen

November 10, 2020

Mrs. Mahoney was always so put together and was a classic old school mom. She always made me feel welcome... The sweetest mom!

Tess Lydon Deal

November 8, 2020

Doris had a special way of being so much more than a grandmother; she was also a friend. She treated us like family from day one, always telling my sisters and I how special we were. She gave the BEST advice when I had questions about my son and had a way of making everything seem better. She had a knack for making everyone feel comfortable, important, and valued. This photo is from my wedding, where Doris’s amazing style was on full display! She was an important part of the family and will be so dearly missed.


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