The memorial service for Thomas John Mahoney, of Alexandria, MN formerly of Morris, Minnesota will be held on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at the Assumption Catholic Church in Morris. Celebrant for the mass will be Father Robert Kieffer. Visitation will be on Wednesday, from 5 to 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 6:00 p.m. at the Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris. Burial will be at the Calvary Cemetery, Morris.
Thomas John Mahoney, son of David and Virginia (Peltier) Mahoney was born on March 13, 1964 at Morris, Minnesota. He grew up on the family farm between Morris and Appleton, and attended elementary school at St. Mary's in Morris. Tom graduated from Morris High School in 1982, and attended Alexandria Technical School in Alexandria. Most recently, Tom had been working for Independent Farmers Agricultural Services and did seasonal work for C.R. Koehl and Son's both near Hancock. He was united in marriage to Theresa Gondek on September 17, 2010. The couple made their home in Alexandria.
Tom was a member of the National Rifle Association. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing pool. Most of all, Tom loved to spend time with his family and friends.
Tom died on Saturday, September 1, 2012 near Hancock, due to injuries suffered from a trucking accident. He was 48 years old.
He is survived by his wife, Theresa, Alexandria, MN; five children, Mandi Mahoney, Carson City, NV, Dallas Mahoney, Marshall, MN, Danielle Vanderhyde, Brooke Vanderhyde and Gabe Gondek, all of Alexandria, MN; his parents, David and Virgina Mahoney, Morris, MN; two brothers, Jeff (Sherie) Mahoney, Glenwood, MN and David (Nichole) Mahoney, Donnelly, MN; two sisters, Susan (Ed) Lembcke, Morris, MN and Sandy (Brent) Hill, Benson, MN; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Tom was preceded in death by his grandparents, John "Jack" and Marjorie Mahoney and Thomas and Josephine Peltier, and seven uncles.