Antoinette Daleo Mabe

July 30, 1937 - May 29, 2021

Antoinette Daleo Mabe

Antoinette Ann Daleo Mabe, 83, of Beaumont, passed away Saturday, May 29, 2021. Antoinette was born on July 30, 1937, in Beaumont, Texas to Johanna Fasulo Daleo and Anthony Joseph Daleo.

Antoinette graduated from Saint Anthony High School in Beaumont in 1955 and graduated from Lamar University with a degree in education in 1958. She started her career teaching at Saint Anthony High School in 1958. She earned her Master’s Degree in Education from Texas A&M Kingsville. She subsequently worked in Educational Administration in the Central Texas area until her retirement. 

She met the love of her life, George Wade Mabe, while working in Smithville, Texas. They were married by Father Joseph Daleo in 1977 in Beaumont, Texas. After the death of her husband, Antoinette returned home to Beaumont. To her family she was “Aunt Nette”; to her friends she was “Toni.” To many of her nieces and nephews, she was like a grandmother. During her retirement years, Antoinette remained active. She enjoyed playing bridge with numerous friends. Antoinette served as president of the Women’s Club of Beaumont. She also participated in the Retired Teachers Association and served as a treasurer. Antoinette loved Saint Anne Catholic Church and joined Saint Anne’s Ladies serving as a treasurer. Antoinette also volunteered at the Saint Anne Catholic Church adoration chapel.

The focus of her life was her love for her family. She is survived by her brother Frank Daleo and his wife Patricia; sister JoAnn Elliott and her husband Gary; brother Charles Daleo and his wife Alicia; nephew Philip Daleo; nephew Brett Elliott and his wife Maria; niece Hannah Carr and her husband, Holden; niece Megan Freeman and her husband, Matthew; nephew Jeremy Horn and his wife, Adrienne; nephew Jonathan Horn; nephew Grady Horn; and nephew Scott Elliott and his wife, Daphne. She enjoyed all of her numerous great-nieces and nephews: Gracelyn and Madelyn Carr; Charles, Samuel, Nathaniel, and Benjamin Freeman; Daniel Horn; Estephania, Elexis, and Isaac Elliott; Tyler, Brooke, Cade, Juliet, Lincoln Elliott, and Hailey Elliott Martinez. Antoinette had a special place in her heart for her numerous dogs throughout her life.  She was preceded in death by her husband, George Mabe, and her parents, Johanna and Anthony Daleo. 

The family would like to thank Alicia Horn, NP and Dr. Waqar Ahmad from Beaumont Internal Medicine and Geriatric Associates, the staff and nurses of Lucas Place, and the staff of Altus Hospice for the compassionate health care they provided.

Memorial contributions for Mrs. Mabe may be made to St. Anne Ladies, 2715 Calder Avenue, Beaumont, Texas 77701 or St. Anne Catholic Church, 2715 Calder Avenue, Beaumont, Texas 77701.

A gathering of Mrs. Mabe’s family and friends will begin at 9:30 a.m., with her Rosary to be recited at 10:30 a.m., and a Memorial Mass to be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 5, 2021, at St. Anne Catholic Church, 2715 Calder Avenue, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. There will be a reception to follow in the Parish Hall. Cremation arrangements were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont. Burial of her cremated body will be at a later date. Due to the pandemic, face coverings are encouraged. Please observe social distancing guidelines.  



Broussard's Mortuary - McFaddin Avenue
2000 Mcfaddin Avenue Beaumont, TX 77701
A Gathering of Mrs. Mabe's Family and Friends
St. Anne Catholic Church
2715 Calder Avenue, Beaumont, Texas 77702
Saturday, June 05, 2021
9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.
St. Anne Catholic Church
2715 Calder Avenue, Beaumont, Texas 77702
Saturday, June 05, 2021
10:30 a.m.
Memorial Mass
St. Anne Catholic Church
2715 Calder Beaumont, TX 77701
Saturday, June 05, 2021
11:00 a.m.
Broussard's Crematorium
5150 Stivers Street Beaumont, TX 77705

Comments (8)

  • Mary F. Gradney

    05 June 2021 at 17:07 | #

    To the family of Toni Mabe, I am so very sorry for your loss! Toni was a giving & sincere person who never met a stranger. I met her when I became associated with St Anne Ladies many years ago and she was the only Treasurer I ever knew!. May her soul & all the souls of the faithful departed rest in peace. Amen


  • John & Judy Bryant

    04 June 2021 at 13:41 | #

    Our thoughts and prayers to all of the Daleo family, may GOD accept Antoinette into His loving arms and heart and a eternal life as a member of the family of GOD, in Heaven. She was the sister of my 1959 classmate, Frank Daleo. I believe that she was the first lay teacher, at St. Anthony High School, as all of our teachers had always been from the Dominican order of nuns. May she rest in peace.


  • Frances Tarbett

    03 June 2021 at 22:39 | #

    For many years Toni and I played Bridge together , she was a gracious and kind beautiful lady. She loved her family and her church ., may she rest in peace .. God Bless her family .


  • mary beth adrian cloninger

    02 June 2021 at 23:57 | #

    "Miss Daleo" was a favorite teacher of history at St. Anthony. She was certainly the most beautiful one. Later Toni and I worked for St. E transcribing the pathology notes of Dr. Wilcox. We shared so many laughs as we mastered the spelling of the medical terms. Still later we resumed our friendship after we had both returned to Beaumont. She was a lovely woman and gave so generously of her talents. I would see her occasionally whenever we would return to Beaumont for visits. May all her family know that she was loved and remembered happily.


  • Georgia Mc Creash Dunlap

    01 June 2021 at 13:21 | #

    Wonderful Lady. So sorry for your loss.


  • Fran Ewing

    31 May 2021 at 22:56 | #

    Toni will be missed. She was a blessing to all who knew her.
    She found the strength and endurance to keep going! She was easy to love❤️


  • Anita savino Fournier

    31 May 2021 at 16:09 | #

    So sad to hear of Antoinette's passing. My smpathy is extended to her family.


  • Barbara Broussard

    31 May 2021 at 12:56 | #

    A Beautiful, Godly Woman❤️


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