GEORGETOWN — Irene H. McMahan, 83, our beloved “Gram” of Old Schoolhouse Rd., passed away Wednesday April 12, 2017 at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

She was born in Bath on March 3, 1934 a daughter of Roland and Alma Gendreau Jones and was educated in the Bath Schools and attended Morse High School.

On October 23, 1954 she married the love of her life James R. McMahan at Georgetown Baptist Church.

Irene worked as a Nurse’s Aide at Bath Memorial Hospital; supervisor at Scandia Shrimp in Five Islands in the 1970’s; and Snack Bar Manager at Georgetown Fisherman’s Co-op in the 1990’s. But her most important job was as a loving homemaker to her husband and family.

She enjoyed knitting, basket making, gardening, wintering in Florida, jigsaw puzzles, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Irene was active in the community serving on the Georgetown Planning Board, Fire Department Auxiliary, and Town Owned Property Management Board.

She is predeceased by two brothers, Raymond Jones and James Jones

Surviving are her husband of 62 years, James R. McMahan Sr.; 3 sons, James R. McMahan Jr. and his wife Leslie, Michael W. McMahan, and William L. McMahan and his wife Sarah, all of Georgetown; a brother, William Jones and his wife Sandi of Yarmouth; 4 grandchildren, James III and his wife Kristin, Lindsey and her husband Justin, Marissa, and Mattie; 2 great grandchildren, Blake and Finland.

Private family services will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to, Georgetown Community Center, P.O. Box 103, Georgetown, ME 04548.

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