Once again, we send our condolences out to another local, political family.
The city is mourning the loss of Martin G. Mahar, a decorated World War II veteran, staunch advocate of veterans across the nation and a dedicated community activist. He was 84."
"When we lost him, we lost a piece of history because of everything he has done militarily and for what he gave back to the community," said PJ Higgitt, president of the Veterans of Lansingburgh, where Mahar was a lifetime member. "He was a key individual in a number of veteran organizations. We are going to miss him." Read the entire Record article.
You can find Mr. Mahar's obituary at the TU. If you can't make it to the wake, you can sign the on-line guestbook.