October 26, 1930 ~ October 18, 2016
Helen Frances Pieczatkiewicz McMahon, age 85, of Lawrenceville, GA, formerly of Blue Ridge, passed away on October 18, 2016. Born in Chicago, IL she was the daughter of the late Agatha and Frank Pieczatkiewicz. She worked for the IRS, was involved with Girl Scouts of America, and coordinated the flea market at her church in Blue Ridge for numerous years. In addition, Helen was involved with the theater in Blue Ridge. She was also a long time parishioner of Immaculate Heart of Mary (Atlanta, GA) and St. Anthony’s Catholic Church (Blue Ridge, GA). Helen and D.W. met square dancing and enjoyed this passion on and off throughout their marriage. Mrs. McMahon was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 59 years, David, (D.W.) and siblings, John Pieczatkiewicz, Martha Sieja, Celia Roth, Mary Piechowski, and Joe Pieczatkiewicz. Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Juli McMahon of Mableton, GA; daughters and sons-in-law, Cathy and Tom Riddick of Lawrenceville, GA, and Diane and the late Mark Rice of Lilburn, GA, and Linda McMahon and husband, David Owen of Lilburn, GA; grandchildren, Leslie (Chris) Knuycky of Suwanee, GA, Brittany (Robert) Chivington of Port Wentworth, GA, Olivia Rice, Frances Rice, Henry McMahon-Owen and Walker Owen; two great grandsons, Jackson and Colsen Knuycky; siblings, Anna Ramirez of Marengo, IL, Frank (Geri) Pieczatkiewicz of Carol Stream, IL; special family friend, Connie Waldrop Dennis of Alpharetta, GA. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, November 19, 2016 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 967 E. Main Street, Blue Ridge, GA 30513. The family will have a reception at the church following the mass. Inurnment will follow on Monday, November 21, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Georgia National Cemetery, 1080 Scott Hudgens Dr., Canton, GA 30114. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 770-277-4550. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com.