Thursday, January 6, 2011

Profile: Sylvia Gulden McMahon, -1950

Sylvia G. McMahon of 401 Schiller Avenue, spouse of Francis X. McMahon, was a highly acclaimed songwriter and poet.  Among her published songs were:  "Little Purple Pansy", "Clover Blossom", "When Hearts are Happy, Home is Paradise" and "All My Love I Gave To You".  She was a nurse, a charter member of Holy Angels Church, where she was the first president of the Altar and Rosary Society, and a charter member of the Rowan-Willey PTA.  Her son Moses McMahon and grandson Rodger McMahon both served as Chief of Rusling Hose Company.

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