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Judith Ann (Schwab) McMahon

August 26, 1944 ~ May 14, 2022 (age 77)


Judith A. McMahon, 77, of Sandusky, died Saturday, May 14, 2022, at Firelands Regional Medical Center.

She was born Aug. 26, 1944, in Sandusky and was a life-long Sandusky resident.  Judy graduated from Sandusky High School in 1962.  She was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Sandusky.  She was a homemaker and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by son, James D. (Lynn) McMahon III of Juneau, Alaska; daughter, Julie (Douglas) Ohlemacher of Sandusky; grandchildren, Tia Ruiz, James D. McMahon IV, Kelsey O’Brien, Matthew McMahon, Brandon Ohlemacher, Shelby Ohlemacher, Jaret Ohlemacher, and Kali Ohlemacher; great-grandchildren, Paisley Barnum, Noah O’Brien, Rory O’Brien, and Sabrina O’Brien; brother Robert (Cindy) Schwab; sisters-in-law, Patricia Smith and Sharon (David) Stokely; and six nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James D. McMahon, Jr., on Dec. 9, 2016; daughter, Jodi L. McMahon on Dec. 29, 1971; parents, Earl and Mary (Doerflinger) Schwab; parents-in-law, James and Mary (Bolyard) McMahon; grandson, Thomas A. McMahon; nephews, Josh Fouts and Matthew Smith; and brother-in-law Jack Smith.

A memorial service will be held at 1:30 pm Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at Oakland Cemetery, Sandusky with the Reverend Eric Bodenstab officiating.

The family suggest memorial contributions to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (, P.O. Box 37920, Boone, IA 50037-0920 or the Make-A-Wish Foundation (, benefitting Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana Chapter, 1702 East Highland Ave., Suite 400, Phoenix, AZ 85016.

Pfeil Funeral Home, Sandusky Chapel, 617 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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Memorial Service
May 18, 2022

1:30 PM
Oakland Cemetery
2917 Milan Road
Sandusky, OH 44870


Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
P.O. Box 37920, Boone IA 50037-0920

Make A Wish Foundation
1702 East Highland Avenue, Suite 400, Phoenix AZ 850016

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