Thomas C. MaraAugust 19, 1968 ~ June 3, 2017 (age 48)
Thomas Charles Mara, 48, of Fair Haven, NJ died on June 3, 2017 at Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, NJ. Tom was born in Kearny, NJ and resided in Fair Haven for over 20 years. Tom is the beloved son of Tom & Helen Mara. He is survived by his loving children Collin, Julia, and Alexandra Mara and his fiancée Marilyn Postel Pozzuto, & her children Emily & Christopher Pozzuto, his brothers Sean/Jennifer, Michael/Kristen, sister Carolyn Unger/Christian, & former wife Dawn Renner, together with many grieving aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Tom was a Senior Management Consultant at Victor Kramer Company for 26-years. During his tenure with the firm, he served as a senior consultant to various hotels and resorts nationwide and in the Caribbean.
Soccer was Tom’s passion. He played youth soccer with Kearny Thistle FC. He was a member of the legendary 1984 Kearny High School Soccer Team where he scored the winning goal at Rutgers Stadium which capped an undefeated season for KHS and a State Championship Title. Tom played 4-years of varsity soccer at Rutgers University, Newark. He enjoyed coaching in Fair Haven youth soccer programs. He played adult recreation soccer with the FC Fair Haven Men’s Soccer Team. He never missed watching a Manchester United match.
Tom graduated from Rutgers University in 1991 with a degree in Economics. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Red Bank Council 3187 and the Scots American Club, Kearny, NJ.
There will be a viewing at John Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Avenue, Red Bank, NJ from 4:00 to 8:00 PM on Tuesday June 6. There will be a mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, June 7 at 9:30 AM at the Church of the Nativity. The interment will be private. In lieu of flowers a contribution to the charity of your choice in his memory would be appreciated.