April 28, 1956 - December 14, 2021
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear brother, uncle, and friend, Mark McMahon on December 14, 2021. Mark was born in Calgary AB, to Peter and Arlene McMahon. Mark had 4 siblings, and is survived by his sister and 2 brothers.
Mark grew up in Calgary and was very involved in the hockey community, playing goalie for many years. When Mark was a junior in 1971, he took the cue from Jacques Plante, and designed and fabricated his own fiberglass goalie mask and then painted it with the team logo. Very creative and quite the visionary at 16 years old!
Mark lived like a rolling stone, traveling abroad to places including Africa, where he helped communities and families. He was a real hit with the kids as they had never seen a red haired white man speaking Arabic!
Mark moved to Enderby, continuing his passion for hockey as he coached the younger kids in town, giving them support & guidance as needed. He recorded the kid's hockey games, edited the videos, and posted them on the local website where the kids could watch themselves play, bringing much joy to his heart.
Mark was an artist and designer, and created art, not just for himself, but for anyone in the community with an idea. Mark started Empire Reproduction in Enderby, producing posters, decals, and signage. Mark worked with many people & businesses in town, helping them with their advertisement, and assisting them to reach their dreams. He was always so giving, helping those who could not afford much, saying, "pay me when you can".
Mark loved the outdoors and would often take his boat way up river, set up camp on a secluded beach, and enjoy time with family and friends. Mark was such a caring individual. Always helping those in need, taking in the less fortunate, giving them hope and encouraging change.
Mark was well known in our community, with many friends in the area, and he will be greatly missed by all. He had a heart of gold, a joyful laugh, and a very giving spirit.
A celebration of Mark's life will be announced in Spring 2022
We love you and miss you Mark.