Earl Willard Maurer1

M, #63161, b. 10 June 1917, d. 25 March 1977
  • Last Edited: 7 May 2020
  • Earl Willard Maurer was born on 10 June 1917, Pitman, Schuylkill County, PA.2
  • He was the son of Lewis Roy Maurer and Edna Thelma Dietz.1
  • Earl Willard Maurer married Mary Bohaczyk, daughter of Peter Bohaczyk and Anna (?), in 1940.3,4
  • Earl Willard Maurer died on 25 March 1977, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Montour County, PA, at age 59.2,3
  • Newspaper obituary:
    E. Willard Maurer, president of dairy firm
    MOUNT CARMEL - E. Willard Maurer, 340 W. Third St., died at 11:45 a.m. Friday in the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, where he had been a patient for three days. He was stricken Tuesday during a prayer meeting. He was president of Maurer's Wayside Dairy, Mount Carmel.
    Mr. Maurer was born in Pitman, June 10, 1917, son of Lewis Maurer of Mount Carmel and the late Edna Dietz Maurer. He married the former Mary Bohaczyk, who survived.
    He was a member of the Bethany Bible Fellowship Church, Mount Carmel; a member of the church board; teacher in the men's Bihle class; class leader for Wednesday night Bible Class; and a member and former president of the Gideon Society for the local area.
    He was a veteran of World War II.
    Mr. Maurer is survived, in addition to his widow, by a daughter, Mrs. Arthur Stein of Baltimore, Md. and a son, Earl L. of Greenfield, N.H; two brothers, Harold and Robert of Mount Carmel and one sister, Esther Maurer of Philadelphia.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in the Willard A. Rothermel Funeral Home, Mount Carmel. His pastor, the Rev. Alva Cassell, will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Kenneth Maurer of Myerstown, a relative of Mr. Maurer's.
    Burial will be in the Zion Cemetery, Pitman.
    Friends and relatives may call at funeral home Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m.
    Contributions may be made to the Bethany Bible Church's building fund.
    The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 26 Mar 1977, Sat, Page 8.3
  • He was buried on 28 March 1977, at Zions Evangelical Congregational Church Cemetery, Pitman, Schuylkill County, PA.4,3

Children of Earl Willard Maurer and Mary Bohaczyk

  • Earl L. Maurer3
  • Lois Maurer5

Citations

  1. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Edna T. Maurer, The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 16 Nov 1967, Thu, Page 27.
  2. [S1140] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, SSN:     186141126; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  3. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for E. Willard Maurer, The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 26 Mar 1977, Sat, Page 8.
  4. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/38420369/…
  5. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Online obituary for Mary Maurer, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/149584146/…

Harold H. Maurer1

M, #63162, b. 11 July 1920, d. 1 September 1980
  • Last Edited: 7 May 2020
  • Harold H. Maurer was born on 11 July 1920, Pitman, Schuylkill County, PA.2,3
  • He was the son of Lewis Roy Maurer and Edna Thelma Dietz.1
  • Harold H. Maurer married Sarah H. Reed, daughter of Charles Reed and Mary Louise Zimmerman, in 1941.4,3
  • Harold H. Maurer died on 1 September 1980, Shamokin State General Hospital, Shamokin, Northumberland County, PA, at age 60.2,3
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Harold H. Maurer
    MOUNT CARMEL - Harold H. Maurer, 60, of 350 W. Third St., a co-proprietor of Maurer's Wayside Dairy, Mount Carmel, died at 1 : 30 a.m. Monday in the Shamokin State General Hospital, where he had been a patient for about one hour.
    Born in Pitman July 11, 1920, he was the son of the late Lewis R. and Edna T. Dietz Maurer. In 1941, he married the former Sarah Reed, a former Sunbury resident.
    Mr. Maurer was a 1938 graduate of Mount Carmel High School. He was one of the originators of Little League Baseball in Mount Carmel.
    A veteran of World War II, he received the Purple Heart.
    Mr. Maurer was a member of the Evangelical Christian Church and F&AM 378, both of Mount Carmel; American Legion, Atlas; Veterans of Foreign Wars, Valley View; Sons of Union Veterans, Mount Carmel; past president and member of Mount Carmel Rotary Club; treasurer of Big Brothers of Mount Carmel ; president of the Salvation Army Service Unit, Mount Carmel; Mount Carmel Moose; and Pennsylvania Association of Milk Dealers.
    In addition to his wife,he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Sally Ann Kahler of Greensboro, N.C., and Mrs. Kathryn Ritchie of Mechanicsburg; seven grandchildren; one brother, Robert of Mount Carmel; and one sister, Esther Maurer of Philadelphia.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Willard A. Rothermel Funeral Home, Mount Carmel, by the Rev. Albert Kahler, superintendent of Pine Grove, the Rev. Charles Holland of Pine Grove and the Rev. Malcolm Burns of Mount Carmel. Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery.
    Friends may call in the funeral home Wednesday evening.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Evangelical Christian Church, Mount Carmel.
    The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 02 Sep 1980, Tue, Page 8.3
  • He was buried on 4 September 1980, at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Mount Carmel, Northumberland County, PA.2,3

Children of Harold H. Maurer and Sarah H. Reed

  • Sally Ann Maurer3
  • Kathryn Charlotte Maurer3

Citations

  1. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Edna T. Maurer, The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 16 Nov 1967, Thu, Page 27.
  2. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/89870087/…
  3. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Howard H. Maurer, The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 02 Sep 1980, Tue, Page 8.
  4. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/89870307/…

Robert A. Maurer1

M, #63163, b. 28 February 1925, d. 20 July 2018
  • Last Edited: 7 May 2020
  • Robert A. Maurer was born on 28 February 1925, Mount Carmel, Northumberland County, PA.2
  • He was the son of Lewis Roy Maurer and Edna Thelma Dietz.1
  • Robert A. Maurer married Dolores Marie Fanella, daughter of Anthony Fanella and Concetta Moffa, on 11 February 1950, Mount Carmel, Northumberland County, PA.3
  • Robert A. Maurer died on 20 July 2018, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Montour County, PA, at age 93.2
  • Newspaper obituary:
    DANVILLE — Robert A. Maurer, 93 formerly of Mount Carmel and Selingsgrove passed away Friday, July 20, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
    Born in Mount Carmel Feb. 28, 1925, he was a son of the late Lewis and Edna (Dietz) Maurer.
    He graduated from Mount Carmel High School and was a United States Army veteran serving in World War I I. He was of the Methodist faith. He was co-owner of Maurer’s Dairy, Mount Carmel.
    Surviving are two sons, Robert Maurer, of Santa Cruz, California, and Lewis R. Maurer, of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Also surviving is a sister, Esther J. Maurer, of Mount Carmel.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Dolores Fanella Maurer, in 2006; and two brothers, Willard and Harold Maurer.
    MAURER — Robert A. Maurer, 93, formerly of Mount Carmel. Services will be held at the convenience of the family at Zion’s Cemetery, Pitman. Willard A. Rothermel Funeral Home, Mount Carmel is in charge of the arrangements. Charles Heizenroth III, Ray Rothermel, supervisor. Visit www.rothermelfh.com
    The New Item (Shamokin, PA), July 23, 2018 (online.)2

Children of Robert A. Maurer and Dolores Marie Fanella

  • Robert A. Maurer Jr.3
  • Lewis R. Maurer3

Citations

  1. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Edna T. Maurer, The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 16 Nov 1967, Thu, Page 27.
  2. [S1147] Online Obituary, for Robert A. Maurer, The New Item (Shamokin, PA), July 23, 2018 (online); https://www.newsitem.com/obituaries/robert-a-maurer/…
  3. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Dolores M. (Fanella) Maurer, The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 06 Jan 2007, Sat, Page A6.

Mary Bohaczyk1

F, #63165, b. 30 April 1916, d. 3 October 2005
  • Last Edited: 7 May 2020
  • Mary Bohaczyk was born on 30 April 1916, Mount Carmel, Northumberland County, PA.2
  • She was the daughter of Peter Bohaczyk and Anna (?)2
  • Mary Bohaczyk married Earl Willard Maurer, son of Lewis Roy Maurer and Edna Thelma Dietz, in 1940.1,3
  • Mary Bohaczyk died on 3 October 2005, Shamokin Area Community Hospital, Shamokin, Northumberland County, PA, at age 89.2
  • She was buried at Zions Evangelical Congregational Church Cemetery, Pitman, Schuylkill County, PA.2

Children of Mary Bohaczyk and Earl Willard Maurer

  • Earl L. Maurer1
  • Lois Maurer2

Citations

  1. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for E. Willard Maurer, The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 26 Mar 1977, Sat, Page 8.
  2. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Online obituary for Mary Maurer, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/149584146/…
  3. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/38420369/…

Peter Bohaczyk1

M, #63170
  • Last Edited: 7 May 2020

Child of Peter Bohaczyk and Anna (?)

Citations

  1. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Online obituary for Mary Maurer, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/149584146/…

Anna (?)1

F, #63171
  • Last Edited: 7 May 2020

Child of Anna (?) and Peter Bohaczyk

Citations

  1. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Online obituary for Mary Maurer, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/149584146/…

Sarah H. Reed1,2

F, #63172, b. 22 April 1921, d. 7 September 2001
  • Last Edited: 7 May 2020
  • Sarah H. Reed was born on 22 April 1921, Mount Carmel, Northumberland County, PA.1,3
  • She was the daughter of Charles Reed and Mary Louise Zimmerman.3
  • Sarah H. Reed married Harold H. Maurer, son of Lewis Roy Maurer and Edna Thelma Dietz, in 1941.1,2
  • Sarah H. Reed died on 7 September 2001, Reading Hospital and Medical Center, Reading, Berks County, PA, at age 80.1,3
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Sarah H. Maurer, 80, Mount Carmel
    MOUNT CARMEL -- Sarah H. "Sally" Maurer, 80, of 850 W. Third St. went to eternal rest with her Lord and Savior on Friday, Sept. 7, 2001, at Reading Hospital and Medical Center.
    She was born April 22, 1921, in Mount Carmel, a daughter of the late Charles and Mary Louise (Zimmerman) Reed. She was married to Harold Maurer, who preceded her in death on Sept. 1, 1980.
    She was a graduate of Sunbury High School. She and her husband owned and operated Maurer's Dairy until her retirement.
    Mr. and Mrs. Maurer were very active in the Mount Carmel Salvation Army and the First United Methodist Church, Mount Carmel, where Sally had taught Sunday school; was a member of the church choir; the Methodist Women; and was on the church's financial board.
    She was a former member of Chrysanthemum Chapter OES, Mount Carmel. Sally loved to sing.
    Surviving are two daughters, Sally Ann Kahler of Greensboro, N.C., and Kathryn Ritchie of Clearwater, Fla; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Helen Rowe of Sunbury and Peggy Baumgartner of Lewisburg; one brother, Howard Reed of Sunbury; one brother-in-law, Will Yeager; six nieces; and five nephews.
    She was preceded in death by one brother, Ted Reed, and four sisters, Charlotte Hardwickr Ida Yeager, Peggy Shirley and Leah Bittles.
    Visitors may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church of Mount Carmel. The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the church by the Rev. Michael Straub.
    Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery.
    In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Mount Carmel or to the Mount Carmel Public Library.
    Arrangements were by the Willard A. Rothermel Funeral Home, 120-122 S. Market St., Mount Carmel.
    The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 08 Sep 2001, Sat, Page 15.3
  • She was buried on 11 September 2001, at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Mount Carmel, Northumberland County, PA.1,3

Children of Sarah H. Reed and Harold H. Maurer

  • Sally Ann Maurer2
  • Kathryn Charlotte Maurer2

Citations

  1. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/89870307/…
  2. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Howard H. Maurer, The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 02 Sep 1980, Tue, Page 8.
  3. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Sarah H. Maurer, The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 08 Sep 2001, Sat, Page 15.

Leon Thomas Ritchie Sr.1

M, #63176, b. 14 July 1940, d. 30 August 1992
  • Last Edited: 7 May 2020
  • Leon Thomas Ritchie Sr. was born on 14 July 1940, Nanticoke, Luzerne County, PA.2
  • He was the son of Joseph Ritchie and Mary Szychowski.2
  • Leon Thomas Ritchie Sr. died on 30 August 1992, Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater, Pinellas County, FL, at age 52.2,3,4
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Leon T. Ritchie, Sr.
    Leon Thomas Ritchie Sr., 52, of Clearwater, Fla., died Sunday in Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater.
    He was born in Nanticoke, was a graduate of Newport High School and Drexel University, Philadelphia. Mr. Ritchie moved to Clearwater in 1981 from Mechanicsburg. He was an electronic engineer for 29 years and principal manager of the Special Products Center, AMP Inc., Largo. Mr. Ritchie was a member of Skycrest Methodist Church, Clearwater.
    Surviving are his wife of 24 years, Kathy C; son, Leon T., and daughter, Sarah J., both of Clearwater; mother, Mary Ritchie, and sister, Jane Hoffman, both of Nanticoke.
    Services will be held Saturday at 2 in First United Methodist Church, Mount Carmel.
    Citizens' Voice (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania), 01 Sep 1992, Tue, Page 31.4
  • He was buried at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Mount Carmel, Northumberland County, PA.5

Children of Leon Thomas Ritchie Sr. and Kathryn Charlotte Maurer

  • Leon Thomas Ritchie Jr.4
  • Sarah J. Ritchie4

Citations

  1. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Howard H. Maurer, The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 02 Sep 1980, Tue, Page 8.
  2. [S1140] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, SSN:     191340938; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  3. [S970] Www.ancestry.com, Florida Death Index, 1877-1998; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  4. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Leon T. Ritchie, Sr., Citizens' Voice (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania), 01 Sep 1992, Tue, Page 31.
  5. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/100223639/…

Charles Reed1

M, #63177
  • Last Edited: 7 May 2020

Child of Charles Reed and Mary Louise Zimmerman

Citations

  1. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Sarah H. Maurer, The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 08 Sep 2001, Sat, Page 15.

Mary Louise Zimmerman1

F, #63178
  • Last Edited: 7 May 2020

Child of Mary Louise Zimmerman and Charles Reed

Citations

  1. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Sarah H. Maurer, The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 08 Sep 2001, Sat, Page 15.

Dolores Marie Fanella1

F, #63179, b. 12 October 1929, d. 14 December 2006
  • Last Edited: 7 May 2020
  • Dolores Marie Fanella was born on 12 October 1929, Atlas, Northumberland County, PA.1
  • She was the daughter of Anthony Fanella and Concetta Moffa.1
  • Dolores Marie Fanella married Robert A. Maurer, son of Lewis Roy Maurer and Edna Thelma Dietz, on 11 February 1950, Mount Carmel, Northumberland County, PA.1
  • Dolores Marie Fanella died on 14 December 2006, Selinsgrove, Snyder County, PA, at age 77.1
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Dolores M. (Fanella) Maurer, Selinsgrove
    SELINSGROVE — Dolores Marie (Fanella) Maurer, of 11 Calvett Place, passed away at 3:42 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, 2007 [2006], at her residence.
    She was born Oct. 12, 1929, in Atlas, to the late Anthony and Concetta (Moffa) Fanella. She was a graduate of Mount Carmel Catholic High School and a 1976 graduate of Geisinger School of Practical Nursing. She also attended Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.
    She married Robert A. Maurer on Feb. 11, 1950, in Mount Carmel.
    She had worked for the Department of the Blind after graduating from high school, and later volunteered as a secretary for the Mount Carmel Industrial Growth Organization.
    She had also acted as secretary and was very active with Mount Carmel High School Band Parents Booster Club. She volunteered as Sunday school special education teacher for the Bible Fellowship Church, Mount Carmel.
    She was a former member of Christian Women’s Organization and a member of First United Methodist Church, Mount Carmel.
    In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Robert A. Maurer Jr. of Santa Cruz, Calif., and Lewis R. and partner Daniel A. Crowley of Hummelstown; two brothers, Henry Fanella and Robert B. Fanella; and one sisters, Grace Fracalosi.
    She was preceded in death by seven siblings.
    Memorial contributions may be sent to the Selinsgrove Public Library, 1 N. High St., Selinsgrove, PA 17870.
    Arrangements were by the Rothermel Funeral Home, 120 S. Market St., Mount Carmel.
    The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 06 Jan 2007, Sat, Page A6.1

Children of Dolores Marie Fanella and Robert A. Maurer

  • Robert A. Maurer Jr.1
  • Lewis R. Maurer1

Citations

  1. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Dolores M. (Fanella) Maurer, The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 06 Jan 2007, Sat, Page A6.

Anthony Fanella1

M, #63180
  • Last Edited: 7 May 2020

Child of Anthony Fanella and Concetta Moffa

Citations

  1. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Dolores M. (Fanella) Maurer, The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 06 Jan 2007, Sat, Page A6.