Genevieve Taylor McMahon

Genevieve Taylor McMahon, 101, died Thursday, January 10, 2019 at LMH Health.

She was born on January 1, 1918 in DeGraff, Ohio to Lee Roy and Laura Pearl Taylor. She graduated from DeGraff High School in 1935, from Urbana Junior College in 1937, and from The Ohio State University in 1939.

On August 2, 1941 she married Gordon McMahon. They had two children, David McMahon of Fairfield, Connecticut and Penelope Dash of Cypress, California.

Ms McMahon taught for 25 years and ended her working life as membership manager for the National Association of Colleges and Universities Business Officers in Washington DC.

Preceding her in death were her parents and two sisters, Dorothy Catan, and Emily Taylor, former Dean of Women at the University of Kansas.

She is survived by her children, four grandchildren, Colleen Ferreira and Bridget Dash and Rebecca and John McMahon; three great grandchildren, Jane and Jill Ferreira and Nathaniel McMahon; and a nephew Andrew Catan of Mt. View, California and his daughter Emily Catan.

Graveside inurnment will be 11 am, Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at Pioneer Cemetery on the University of Kansas Campus.

Messages & Condolences

From Mary Margaret Rowen...

It was a pleasure to know Gin. She was in our bridge club for several years and always entertained us to nicely.

From Alison Carter...

We first met at the Dole Institute. What an inspiring, fun aura she shared. Honored to know such a lovely human being. Condolences to her family.

From Mary Lou Almanza...

So sorry to see that Ginny passed away. She and her sister, Emily were our next door neighbors for many years before they moved to a new home in Lawrence, KS. She was a great person to know. She will be missed! Thoughts and prayers for her grown children and their families at this difficult time. Mary Lou and Ed Almanza

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