The Jon Rechner Memorial Fund

$15,966 of $25,000 goal

Raised by 277 people in 31 months
April 12, 2016 my cousin Gayle and her son Christopher lost a force larger than life, Jonathan Rechner.  The world knew him as ECW World Champion Balls Mahoney, but we knew him as family.

Jon was an avid reader and devoted father.  He was kind and generous with his fans and his death comes a sudden and terrible loss just 1 day after his 44th birthday.  I am hoping to raise funds to help cover the costs of the funeral as well as aid in taking care of Christopher and Gayle.

Your donations, no matter how big or small will be greatly appreciated, and will be a massive support to Gayle and Jon's family, please share.

Thank you
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I've also added a new link for everyone to share. A bit more recognizable. https://www.gofundme.com/BallsMahoney
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All of my love and prayers go out to you Gayle!
Christopher
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Gayle Schechter
31 months ago
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http://www.obrienfuneralhome.com/book-of-memories/2473394/Rechner-Jon/service-details.php

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Gayle Schechter
31 months ago
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Thank you to my cousin Jenna my family and friends Jon's family and friends and all his fans for their generosity and concerns for Christopher and my self you don't know how much this means to us. Gayle

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Bobby Fulton
31 months ago
2
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So sorry for the death of Balls Mahoney, I knew him during his days as Boo Bradley when he was at Smokey Mountain Wrestling and teamed with him a couple times. Prayers and condolences for the family.

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Sondra Heydt
31 months ago
2
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I did not know this sweet man as Balls Mahoney, I only knew Jon Rechner my nephew. Thank you all for your kindness and generosity. My niece Gayle and great nephew Christopher are lucky to have you all supporting them in this very sad time.

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Megg Morbid
31 months ago
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I know some werr asking and Gayle is so busy i am answering for her Everyone friends, family, and fans are welcome. Info below http://www.obrienfuneralhome.com/book-of-memories/2473394/Rechner-Jon/service-details.php

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Alyssa Wilson
31 months ago
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Gayle, i sent you a personal message on facebook, probably in your "other" folder. I am so sorry for your loss as well as your sons loss. Jon was an amazing person who i was able to meet as a young child multiple times. He was such a warm and caring person. Both me & my father ( a fan) were wondering if you are allowing fans at the funeral, we would love to come pay our respects. If you have a chance to get back with me if you see this i would deeply appreciate it. wishing you & your family all love.

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Kristen Leland
31 months ago
1
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I saw an interview Jon gave. Seemed like a nice person. Saw lots of comments on public FB pages about the bond he had with his son. I will hopefully be able to donate next week.

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Gayle Schechter
31 months ago
1
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Suzanne Rechner would also like to thank everyone for their generosity.

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Megg Morbid
31 months ago
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I know it I have known him since i was 2 thanks for helping Gayle and Chris and his legacy

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Jenna Heydt Van Rassel
31 months ago
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Thanks Megg! I've fixed it. This has been such a shock for everyone!

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Megg Morbid
31 months ago
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Thank you! spreading word and asking the boys to share for Jon. Might want to remove the h from first name so people know it's legit. Such a great deed for doing this for Gayle and Chris

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Gayle Schechter
31 months ago

Today is the day we will celebrate the life of Jon Rechner "Balls Mahoney" may you watch over Christoper, your mom and me and hope that Chris, and your family welcimed you with oprn arms and til we see each other again. I live you with all my heart and miss you so much.

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Nicole Roeder
31 months ago

Gayle and Christopher you are in my thoughts and prayers. I miss Jon deeply, but feel lucky to have had the love and connection I shared with my brother. I just wish we had more time. Love you bro!

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$100
Adam DeMouy
22 months ago
2
2

The least I can do for all the Chair Shots Balls took for the Fans... The DTKC show brought me here. Wrestling Fans are always here for the Wrestlers no matter what. RIP Balls.

$100
Anthony DeBlasi
22 months ago
2
2

Much love and appreciation towards Jon. From Anthony DeBlasi, John Foley, and DTKC Show family. Hope to send more real soon.

$100
Anonymous
25 months ago
1
1
$10
Andrew Bailey
28 months ago
1
1

I saw a Balls Mahoney action figure at the Wildwood board walk and it reminded me of the ECW days. R.I.P.

$10
Anonymous
30 months ago
1
1
GM
$200
George Mayfield
30 months ago
2
2

While this contribution is in my name, it's actually being made by James Cornette. I had a photo, autographed by both Axl Rotten and "Balls". I got the word out that if anyone purchased this photo, I would match the amount they were willing to pay. I figured it would go for about $50 or so. Jim's bid was $200. So I matched it. This combined contribution comes from the heart, as we both knew "Balls". Once again, may God continue to Bless his family, in their time of need.

$50
Anonymous
31 months ago
1
1
Gayle Schechter
31 months ago
3
3

http://www.obrienfuneralhome.com/book-of-memories/2473394/Rechner-Jon/service-details.php

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Gayle Schechter
31 months ago
3
3

Thank you to my cousin Jenna my family and friends Jon's family and friends and all his fans for their generosity and concerns for Christopher and my self you don't know how much this means to us. Gayle

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Bobby Fulton
31 months ago
2
2

So sorry for the death of Balls Mahoney, I knew him during his days as Boo Bradley when he was at Smokey Mountain Wrestling and teamed with him a couple times. Prayers and condolences for the family.

+ Read More
Sondra Heydt
31 months ago
2
2

I did not know this sweet man as Balls Mahoney, I only knew Jon Rechner my nephew. Thank you all for your kindness and generosity. My niece Gayle and great nephew Christopher are lucky to have you all supporting them in this very sad time.

+ Read More
Megg Morbid
31 months ago
1
1

I know some werr asking and Gayle is so busy i am answering for her Everyone friends, family, and fans are welcome. Info below http://www.obrienfuneralhome.com/book-of-memories/2473394/Rechner-Jon/service-details.php

+ Read More
Alyssa Wilson
31 months ago
1
1

Gayle, i sent you a personal message on facebook, probably in your "other" folder. I am so sorry for your loss as well as your sons loss. Jon was an amazing person who i was able to meet as a young child multiple times. He was such a warm and caring person. Both me & my father ( a fan) were wondering if you are allowing fans at the funeral, we would love to come pay our respects. If you have a chance to get back with me if you see this i would deeply appreciate it. wishing you & your family all love.

+ Read More
Kristen Leland
31 months ago
1
1

I saw an interview Jon gave. Seemed like a nice person. Saw lots of comments on public FB pages about the bond he had with his son. I will hopefully be able to donate next week.

+ Read More
Gayle Schechter
31 months ago
1
1

Suzanne Rechner would also like to thank everyone for their generosity.

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Megg Morbid
31 months ago
1
1

I know it I have known him since i was 2 thanks for helping Gayle and Chris and his legacy

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Jenna Heydt Van Rassel
31 months ago
1
1

Thanks Megg! I've fixed it. This has been such a shock for everyone!

+ Read More
Megg Morbid
31 months ago
1
1

Thank you! spreading word and asking the boys to share for Jon. Might want to remove the h from first name so people know it's legit. Such a great deed for doing this for Gayle and Chris

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Gayle Schechter
31 months ago

Today is the day we will celebrate the life of Jon Rechner "Balls Mahoney" may you watch over Christoper, your mom and me and hope that Chris, and your family welcimed you with oprn arms and til we see each other again. I live you with all my heart and miss you so much.

+ Read More
Nicole Roeder
31 months ago

Gayle and Christopher you are in my thoughts and prayers. I miss Jon deeply, but feel lucky to have had the love and connection I shared with my brother. I just wish we had more time. Love you bro!

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