Carol “GG” McMahon

Carol “GG” McMahon

On Thursday, October 6, 2022 Carol “GG” McMahon, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully at home at the age of 86.  Carol was born on March 26, 1936 in Staten Island, NY, to Arthur and Stephanie (Heil) Blake.  Carol devoted several years caring for foster babies.  She traveled and cruised with her best friend/sister-in-law, Grace, as well as enjoyed many family gatherings with her brother, Charlie.  In her spare time, GG loved puzzles and time with her cats and, according to her great-grandson Bladen, watching the news. Most of all she adored the time spent with family.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Stephanie, and brothers, Charlie and Artie.  She is survived by her daughter, Patti (George); granddaughters Nicole (John) and Christina (Derek); great-grandchildren, Riley, Delaney and Bladen.

A memorial visitation will take place at Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third Street, Wendell, NC  27591 on Wednesday, October 12, from 2:00-4:00 p.m.   In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


  • Nancy Blake Posted October 9, 2022 3:47 pm

    Goodbye Aunt Carol. I know you and Mom will be cruising around heaven together, seeing the sights.

  • Donald and Mary Bonin Posted October 10, 2022 12:44 pm

    Our prayers are with you Patti and your family. Carol is at peace and has joined her family in heaven. We will miss her. Love to you all…

  • Ashelyn Posted October 11, 2022 1:08 pm

    GG was such a fun, loving, sweet soul and I am so thankful I got to know her growing up. My prayers are with the family, love you guys so much.

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