Thomas Mahoney J.D. ’68 was born in 1932 to Harold and Elsie Mahoney in St. Paul, Minnesota. He was a graduate of St. Thomas College, The University of Notre Dame, and SCU. As a veteran of the Army, the Minnesota National Guard, and the Air Force Reserve, Thomas began his professional career as a civilian contractor at Boeing and Sylvania before becoming an attorney with a private law practice; he also served as a county prosecutor. He was an accomplished athlete and coach, a Civil War history expert, a lay minister and missionary for the Catholic Church, and a member of the local Christians in Commerce Chapter. Thomas passed away on Dec. 27, 2019, at the age of 87. He is preceded in death by his wife, Joy (Daly) Mahoney, his sister Marion Cottrell, and Kathleen Carroll (Mahoney), mother of his eight children. Thomas is survived by children Sean, Greg, Ben, Paul, Kevin, Anna, Maureen, and Daniel. He also leaves 16 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, his sister Geraldine Matthews, and several nieces and nephews.

29 Jan 2020