Michael Maher

Obituary of Michael J. Maher

MAHER, Michael J., of Thorofare, NJ formerly of Oak Valley on Jan. 7, 2003, aged 74 years. Mr. Maher was an alumni of St. Thomas Moore HS, Phila. He served as a merchant marine and later as a Tech. Sgt. for the US Marine Corp. He worked as a planner and estimator for the Phila. Naval Ship yard for 35 years, then for Gloucester County in maintenance and the mail room. He was a life member and past Commandant of the Semper Fidelis Marine Corp. Det., Pine Acres, the China-Marine Assoc., VFW Post , Mantua and American Legion Post , Woodbury. Mr. Maher enjoyed going to the Claridge Casino. His greatest joy was being Irish and the 2 trips to Ireland with Marie, spending time with family and Saturday morning breakfast with the boys.. Beloved husband of 53 years of the late Mary A. ?Marie? Nee Grimes. Devoted father of Mary Rose Asher and her husband Jack, Michael J. and his wife Regina, and Jane Marie Pelly and her husband Joseph. Dear brother of Catherine Whitman, Frances Parker and Rose Marie French, and the late James, John and Mae, and brother in law of Margaret Peggy Maher. Loving grandfather of 5, greatgrandfather of 3. Viewing Fri. 7-9 PM and Sat. 8:30-9:30 AM in the MCGUINNESS FUNERAL HOME 34 Hunter St., Woodbury, NJ. Funeral Mass Sat. 10 AM in St. Margaret?s RC Church, 3rd. And Beech St., Woodbury Hts, NJ Interment Woodbury Memorial Park. Donations may be made to the American Heart Assoc. 600 White Horse Pike Audubon, NJ 08106 Tributes and Memories may be shared by going to the "Guestbook" icon on this page.
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