DELPHOS — Thomas F. McCabe, 70, of Delphos, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning, November 20, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
His Family…. He was born February 12, 1943 in Lima, to the late William F. and Rita (Tegenkamp) McCabe. On April 29, 1967 he married Kathy (Metzger) McCabe who survives in Delphos.
Tom is also survived by three daughters, Kimberly McCabe, Pamela (Travis) Miller and Jodi (Brian Sellers) Bennett, all of Delphos; 5 grandchildren, Treyton Miller, MaKya Miller, Tanzen Miller, Lane Bennett and Alonnah Sellers; and a brother, James McCabe of Maumee.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Nancy Agler.
His Legacy…. Tom retired after 27 years of service as a police officer for the city of Delphos. He was one of the first sergeants on the Delphos Police Department. He was the co-owner of Photography by Mac. He was a 1961 graduate of Delphos St. John's and a graduate of London, Ohio Police School. He was certified from several police and photography schools. Tom was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #62, Eagles Aerie 471 and NAPP. Tom enjoyed his Sundays listening to Elvis music and spending time with his family. He also enjoyed traveling with family and friends and was a well known patron of Jim's Restaurant. Tom had a passion for taking portraits and pictures of all kinds.
His Farewell Services.… Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 23 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Rev. Charles Obinwa, officiating. Burial will follow in St. John's Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Friday, November 22 at Strayer Funeral Home, 1840 E. Fifth St., Delphos, where a Fraternal Order of Police Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. and a Parish Wake Service will be held at 7:30 p.m.
Memorial contributions.… Memorials may be made to St. John's Parish Foundation and St. Rita's Hospice. Online condolences may be shared at www.strayerfuneralhome.com