He was the son of the late William T. and Emma Lindberg Maher. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Robert J. Maher.
He was a veteran of the United States Army and a longtime member of the St. Therese Catholic Church, where he was a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Edna Maher; daughters: Denise Rauh of Bethlehem Pa., Donna R. Bolton of Thomas Ga.; son, Madison E. Smith of Rockland, Calif.; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A Remembrance of Life Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at the St. Therese Catholic Church.
Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 this evening at the North Chapel of Jim Rush Funeral Homes.
We encourage you to share your memories and or condolences with Bill’s family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.