NEW LONDON — Thomas A. Mavis, 59, of New London, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at his home after a sudden illness.
He was born Sept. 19, 1953, in Mansfield. Thomas graduated from Fredericktown High School in 1971 and Bowling Green University in 1975. He taught at Mapleton High School for many years.
Survived by his mother, Mary E. Mavis of Fredericktown; brother, Richard J. “Rick” Mavis of Mount Vernon; sister, Julie Buzzo of Battle Creek, Mich.; and several nieces and nephews.
Thomas was preceded in death by his father, Homer S. Mavis Jr.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Condolences to the Mavis family may be expressed online at www.eastmanfuneralhome.com.Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.