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Martin McGAHEY

Martin McGahey Sr., a veteran of WWII, passed away peacefully at Victoria Campus, LHSC in London on July 26, 2023. He was surrounded by his family at the age of 99. Martin was a proud member of the Chippewas Of The Thames First Nation. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Marietta McGahey (nee Sickles). Martin was a loving father to Monty (Mary) McGahey, Martin Jr. (Gina) McGahey, and Jill (Dave) Oga. He was also a stepfather to Whitney and Wayne Sickles. Sadly, Martin was predeceased by his daughters Becky, Roxy, Morlene Noah, and Joyce Albert.

Martin’s parents were Andrew McGahey and Alice (nee Henry). He was preceded in death by his siblings Tracy Deleary Leonard, Joseph, Hiram, Clayton, Jasper, and Reginald McGahey, as well as Stella Burch and Betty Antone. His sister, Rita Dolson, survives him. Martin is also survived by countless grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins. The family would like to extend their gratitude to the caring and supportive staff at Parkwood Institute Veterans Care.

Family and friends are invited to pay their respects at the Elliott-Madill Funeral Home in Mount Brydges on the evening of July 28, 2023, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held the following day at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Martin will be laid to rest at Colborne Cemetery.

For more information, please visit http://www.elliottmadill.com.

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