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“My sincerest condolences to your family. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Doug Rich - Denver, CO

“Our deepest sympathy to Jim, Jennifer, Bill, and Doug and your families on the loss of your beloved Pat. Pat was the kindest and most loving person...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“It was so wonderful to know Pat Mallers, be with her and Jim in Bible class, and see at church at Covenant. Pat was a devoted wife, mother, and...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Warren and daughter Marsha McCroskey - IN

“Dear Jim, I'm Very sorry to hear about Pat, my sincere condolences to you and your family. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Dick Hyde - Hawi, HI

“I had the pleasure of working with Pat at Crescent Avenue Weekday School. She was an outstanding teacher. She had a gentle and kind way with even the...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Barb Bazur - LaOtto, IN - Friend

“Sending prayers and sincere sympathy to Jim and family. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Larry & Karolyna Farling - IN

“Mrs.Mallers was my third grade teacher at Pennville Hogh School. She was one of my favorite teachers. She was one of the reasons I started teaching....Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Glena Votaw-Majcher. - VA

“We shall miss you Pat and your loving spirit. I have so many fond memories of our Kappa Days at DePauw. Rest in Peace! Love, Erika ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Erika Shorney - River Forest, IL

“We remember Pat and Jim from our days at Bluffton High. Sending condolences to her family at this time. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Suzanne and Nolan Markley - IN

“Growing up next door to the Mallers, and having the pleasure of being so close as friends, was a treat that I will never ever forget or want to...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Mike Christen - Indianapolis, IN

“Pat was a wonderful woman through and through. She was one of the sweetest, loving, most genuine women I've been lucky enough to meet. I will miss...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Ashley Anderson - Fort Wayne, IN

“Wonderful memories of Pat and Jim in various activities at Covenant UMC -- truly a beautiful inspiration to the lives they have touched. Prayers for...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Sheryl Friedley - Fort Wayne, IN


Patricia (Thoma) Mallers, 79, passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Born in Bluffton, IN, Patricia worked as a teacher with Crescent Avenue Weekday School for 20 years, retiring in 1997. She was a graduate of DePauw University where she received her B.A. and Indiana University where she received her M.S. in early childhood education. She was a member of Covenant United Methodist Church, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Church of the Covenant United Methodist Women, Pastor's Bible Study, and Passages Book Club. She formerly volunteered at Turnstone Center and Homebound Meals. She was a woman of strong faith and was devoted to caring for her husband Jim. Surviving are her husband of 57 years, James C. Mallers of Fort Wayne; children, Jennifer (Lowell) Lindstrom of Glen Ellyn, IL, William C. (Gretchen) Mallers of Fort Wayne, and Douglas J. (Tricia) Mallers of Fort Wayne; sister, Jane Hammond of Webster Groves, MO; and seven grandchildren, Will, Andrew, and Carter Lindstrom, Audrey and Kyle Mallers, and Jim and Mark Mallers. Patricia was preceded in death by her father, William H. Thoma; mother, Harriet Thoma; and sister, Betty Weikert. Service is 11:30 am, Thursday, July 12, 2018 at Covenant United Methodist Church, 10001 Coldwater Road with an hour of calling prior to the service. Calling at D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road, Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Private burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the Covenant United Methodist Church, Turnstone Center, or Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com.