Bereavement Notice – Patricia Corinne McMahon

Patricia Corinne McMahon, the mother-in-law of Susan McMahon of the Psychology Department, passed away on November 6, 2023 at the age of 89.

Patricia had a love of learning, and in the early 1970’s, she began teaching students with learning disabilities, embarking on a rewarding thirty-year career as a special education teacher at Senn High School on Chicago’s Northside. Her deepest love was for her family, with whom she shared her enthusiasm for people, nature, cooking, history and the culture of many travel destinations.

She is survived by her four children, four grandchildren, sister, and many nieces and nephews.  Services were held on November 10, 2023.  Online condolences may be submitted at