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Wednesday, November 20, 2013 9:02 PM

Feb. 12, 1943-Nov. 20, 2013


Thomas F. McCabe, 70, of Delphos, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

His Family…. He was born Feb. 12, 1943, in Lima, to William F. and Rita (Tegenkamp) McCabe, who preceded him in death.

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; five 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 St. John’s High School 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 a.m. Saturday 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. Friday at Strayer Funeral Home, where a Fraternal Order of Police Service will be held at 3 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


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