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Gary "Wayne" Mahaney


Gary "Wayne" Mahaney

Gary "Wayne" Mahaney – 78, of North Alton passed away on Thursday, November 18, 2021 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Kentville, he was a son of the late Frederick "Russell" and Inez (Lenihan) Mahaney. He had been employed by Great Valley Juices for many years. Over the years, he enjoyed training oxen, hunting, gardening or going to jams.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Dorothy (Patterson); and two sons, Brian (Paula), North Alton; and Barry (Elaine), Prospect; brother, Robert (Elsie), North Alton; and sisters, Linda Lonergan, Coldbrook; and Judy (Tom) Keddy, New Minas; sister-in-law, Judy Mahaney, Kentville; grandchildren, Brad (Nicole), North Alton; Melissa (Mike) and Rebecca (Nick), both of Kentville; and Evan, Halifax; step-grandchildren, Kevin (Megan), B.C.; Kate (Josh), N.B.; and Cole, P.E.I.; four great-grandchildren and five step-great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by brothers, George and Gerald; sister, Joyce Esposito, brothers-in-law, Laurie Patterson, Blair MacLellan, Ralph Esposito and Laverne Lonergan; and sister-in-law, Elizabeth Mahaney.

Visitation will be held on Friday, November 26, 2021 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, where the funeral service will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 27. Interment will take place in Elm Grove Cemetery. In accordance with the Nova Scotia Proof of Full Vaccination Policy, proof of full vaccination will be required to attend visitations, services and receptions held in or by the White Family Funeral Home. For those unable to attend, there will be a video webcast of the service available at 2:00 p.m. Donations in memory may be made to the Kidney Foundation or a charity of one’s choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville. 

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Service Date
Saturday, November 27, 2021
Service Time
2:00 p.m.
Service Location
White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, Nova Scotia

Friday, November 26, 2021
Visitation Time
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Visitation Location
White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, NS

Burial Location
Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Nova Scotia

Requested Charity
Kidney Foundation or a charity of choice