Cline D. Mahoney

  • Born: July 19, 1930
  • Died: October 17, 2020
  • Location: Greenwood, Indiana

Wilson St Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory - Greenwood Chapel

481 W Main St
Greenwood, IN 46142

Tel. (317) 881-2514

Tribute & Message From The Family

Cline D. Mahoney passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020.
He was born July 19, 1930 in Trimble County, Kentucky, to Lloyd and Anna Mahoney. He enlisted in the Navy in 1948 and served on the submarines USS Chivo and USS Amberjacks until he was honorably discharged in 1951. He married Eveyln Burkhardt on July 10, 1954. He attended Hanover College on the G.I. Bill where he played football, was a member of Lambda Chi fraternity, and majored in chemistry. After graduating and living briefly in Abilene, Texas, the family returned to Indiana where he began work at Eli Lilly and Company as a chemist. He retired from Lilly Quality Assurance in December of 1992. Dad enjoyed talking about his family, his time on the submarine, his days at Hanover College, and his international travels with Lilly. After Mom died in 2009, he enjoyed his lunches with friends and the fellowship with the men at Southport Presbyterian Church.
Cline was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Evelyn, his sisters, Glenita Mahoney and Donna Jean Wilson, and his brother, Gayle Mahoney. He is survived by his sister Geneva (Leon) Barnes of Milton, KY; his daughters Deborah (Jeff) Christie of Indianapolis, Beverly Mahoney of Milton, KY, and Doris (Greg) Edwards of Indianapolis; grandchildren Joshua (Erica) Christie, Anna (Bobby) ChristieCarnicella, Mary Christie, Emily Christie (Jay Wahi), Lloyd Edwards, Wesley (Rachel) Edwards, and Henry (Meghan) Edwards; great grandchildren Alice Christie (his birthday buddy, born on his 80th birthday), Phoebe and Henrietta Carnicella, Anthony Edwards, and Brooklyn Evelyn Edwards.
We would like to thank the staff at Greenwood Village South for their loving care for Dad during his time there as a resident and patient. Due to the pandemic, services will be held graveside for immediate family only. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hanover College ( Arrangements were entrusted to Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory – Greenwood Chapel.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Thoughts and prayers to the family during this time. Cline was such a nice man, I always looked forward to conversations with him down in the accounting office at GVS.

Posted by Cassady Ybarra - Franklin, IN - Acquaintance   November 04, 2020

Cline was my first supervisor after I graduated from college, and a person could not have had a better mentor, coach and a value-based man than Cline. I am eternally grateful to have had the experience to have worked for him.

Posted by Michael - Coworker   October 24, 2020

To the Mahoney Family,

On behalf of the Charleston Base SUBVETS and Swamp Fox Chapter SUBVETS WWII, I offer you our sincere condolences on Cline’s passing. We grieve with you on the death of your loved one and our shipmate. The SUBVETS will have your family in our thoughts and prayers. There is no expiration date on the back of our dolphins and Cline, who earned his 'fish' when he qualified on USS AMBERJACK SS-522, will always
be remembered as a “Brother of the Phin” and a great Patriot. BRAVO ZULU SHIPMATE!!

RM2(SS) Cline Mahoney
US Navy Submarine Veteran
Now on Eternal Patrol
Sailor Rest Your Oar
Your Shipmates Have The Watch

Fair Winds and Following Seas Shipmate

Charleston Base Submarine Veterans
Nick Nichols, MTCM(SS) USN Ret.
Base Chaplain

Posted by Nick Nichols    October 23, 2020

To Debbie and the rest of the family: my sincere condolences to all of you. Your parents were both always so good to me and we sure spent a lot of time together growing up at first Baptist Greenwood. Kind thoughts and prayers for you all. Debbie I would love to connect.

Posted by Robin Wentworth Mayer - Kokomo, IN - Friend   October 22, 2020

Sailor, Rest Your Oars. Sail in Peace. Thank You For Your USN Submarine Service. May God give Your Family Peace . Linda Rash, widow of Paul "Ken" Rash, WW2 USN Submariner.

Posted by Linda Rash - Served in Military together   October 22, 2020

Debbie, Beverly and Doris ... I am so sorry for your loss at the passing of your dad. Such great memories of you all growing up! Prayers of comfort and peace during this time.

Posted by Debbie Hancock Cope - Neighbor   October 22, 2020

I worked with Cline for a few years. He was a very nice person. Prayers for his family.

Posted by Pat Lottes - Coworker   October 21, 2020

Cline and Evelyn were wonderful people and wonderful neighbors. Sending our thoughts and prayers to the family.
Tom and Julie Crowe

Posted by Julie Crowe - Friend   October 21, 2020

To the family of Cline, it was a great pressure to know. Every Saturday morning we would talk at the Men Breakfast at Southport Presbyterian Church on various topics, Cline had a lot of memories at Hanover College. I know a lot of people who Graduated from that College that Cline knew. Cline well be missed, and cherish is memories.

Dave Baker

Posted by Dave Baker - Greenwood, IN - Friend   October 21, 2020

I was so blessed to know this sweet man. It was my pleasure being his server for years at Bob Evans. Sending lots of love and prayers to the family. RIH sweet man ♥

Posted by Billie Haider - Greenwood, IN - Friend   October 20, 2020

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