Chung Ja McMahon

February 15, 1947 ~ May 24, 2021 (age 74)


Chung Ja McMahon, 74, of Westerly and Marco Island, FL, passed away on Monday, May 24, 2021. Born in Kyung Won Do, South Korea, on February 15, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Sun Kil and Man Sun (Park) Lee.

Chung Ja proudly ran her own cleaning business for several decades. She was a devout Buddhist who loved singing, dancing, and enjoying good meals with family and friends. She was an avid gardener and adored beautiful flowers. Later in life she loved to play golf. Chung Ja loved socializing; she always enjoyed new experiences and meeting people from all walks of life. She especially had a love for Italian food, culture, and music. She could often be found listening to Pavarotti and Andrea Bocelli. She will always be known for her strength, fortitude, and immense love for her family, most importantly, her sisters, brothers, and her son.

She leaves her son Eric M. Gabrielle of Lynwood, WA; siblings, Young Oak Lee, Tae Wong Lee, Jung Ja DeBisschop, Jung Ae Couch, Tae Jin Lee, Jung Hee O’Connor, and Tae Kyung Lee; and several nieces and nephews.

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Funeral services were held privately at the convenience of the family.

Buckler-Johnston Funeral Home, 121 Main St. Westerly, RI 02891 is assisting the family with arrangements.

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