Rev Joseph Mahady, age 91, a resident of Wheaton, IL, fell asleep in Christ, Wednesday, January 23, 2013. He was born July 1st, 1921 in Forfar, Scotland. After leaving the Royal Air Force at the end of WW2, he immigrated to the United States and became a citizen. He is survived by his wife, Anna D. Mahady, his four sons, Joseph B. Mahady (wife Gail MacPherson, and daughters Anne and Laura) of Wheaton, Paul Mahady (wife Diane Brittain) of Spring Lake NJ, John A. Mahady, and Thomas D. Mahady of Wheaton. His daughter, Nelda Ann Mahady pre-deceased him in 2011. Joseph Mahady graduated from Nyack Missionary College, a Christian Missionary Alliance School, and was a pastor of various churches in Connecticut, New York, and Illinois. Rev Mahady pastored a mission in the NYC area and frequently spoke at the Bowery Mission and other missions in that area. Joseph Mahady led the Calvary Fellowship in Wheaton. Rev Mahady was known for his local TV program for many years called “The Call to Wholeness”.
His emphasis throughout his pastorates was on God’s full provision through Jesus Christ’s sacrifice and His resurrection life for both our salvation and sanctification.
A private funeral service will be held January 26th, 2013 at Wheaton Cemetery. A Memorial Service will be held at January 27th, 2013 at Hultgren Funeral Home at 3:00 pm. Friends may visit with the family following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to World Missionary Press, Inc., P.O. Box 120, New Paris, Indiana 46553. Family and friends may sign a guest book at hultgrenfh.com. For more information regards Memorial Service on Sunday afternoon, please call Hultgren Funeral Home at 630-668-0027.