Obituary of Luther Norman Mabey
Luther "Lou" Norman Mabey, 88, of Farmville, VA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 7, 2022.
Lou was born on July 30, 1934, to father Luther Mabey and mother Catherine Mabey. The oldest of three sons, he grew up in Lincoln Park. He enlisted in the Army and was stationed in Tokyo, Japan for his time of service. After getting married in 1959, he and his wife, Anna, lived in Montville. In 1969, they moved to Succasunna where he lived for 55 years. Lou was a loving husband to his wife Anna for 62 years. He was a kind man who was known for always doing the right thing and was a friend to all, helping whomever he was able. His easy spirit and warm smile endeared him to everyone who knew him. He enjoyed time spent with family, and friends, playing golf, and rooting for the NY Mets and NY Jets. Lou was a collector of chess sets.
Lou was preceded in death by his parents and by his brother Ellsworth Mabey. He is survived by his wife Anna; children Mark and his wife Sheila, and Cathy; grandson Brandon and his wife Holly; great-grandson Maddox. He is also survived by his brother Alfred, sister-in-law Gayle; brother-in-law Joseph; grand-pups Pixie and Calli, and many other loving family members.
A visitation for Lou is planned for Thursday, September 15, from 5:30-7:30 pm and Friday, September 16, from 10:00-11:00 am with a service beginning at 11:00 am at Tuttle Funeral Home, 272 Route 10, Randolph (www.tuttlefh.com). All are invited to attend. Interment will follow at Restland Memorial Park, East Hanover.
People wishing to honor Lou's lifelong commitment to family, friends, and community can make donations to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 2174.
Phone: 973 366-7400