SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Thomas John Mabe passed away on March 26th, 2014 at the age of 72. He is survived by his wife of 30 years Maryann and three children Brad, Brian, and Stephanie. Tom’s brother Lyle lives in San Diego and Tom’s sister Norma Jean lives in Ft. Dodge, Iowa. Tom attended Fort Dodge High School and enlisted in the U.S. Army. Tom rose quickly through the ranks and retired at the rank of Captain after service in the Vietnam War. Tom was preceded in death by his mother Lavola Owen Mabe, his father Norman Mabe, his sister Kay, and older brother Richard. Tom was an active man and enjoyed many sports. He especially loved the game of golf and was quite good at it. Tom spent the last 20 years working at a variety of PGA tournaments. Tom was a man of strong moral character who loved his family with joy. Integrity and honesty were the hallmarks of his life as a husband, father, and soldier. He will be missed by many friends and family.
A viewing will be held Monday, March 31st from 11:00am-1:30pm at Porter Loring North located at 2102 North Loop 1604 East, San Antonio, TX 78232.
The memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Porter Loring Mortuary North.