Maher, Sarah


Sarah A. Maher, wife of the Rev. William J. Maher, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, in UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh, after a lengthy illness. She was 73.

Mrs. Maher was born Dec. 12, 1939, in Carmichaels, Pa., and was a graduate of Grove City High School and attended Grove City College. A homemaker and formerl meadville restaurant owner, she was in the catering business for many years.

Her husband, the Rev. William J. Maher, whom she married Sept. 29, 1964, survives at home.

Also surviving are three children, the Rev. Elizabeth Brown and her husband David, Dublin, Ohio; Kathryn Anne Bakker and her husband Clarence, Franklin; and Joe Maher and his wife Janet, Grove City; six grandchildren, Riley and Maddison Bakker; Trey Maher; and Ben, Will and Luke Brown; and a brother, Gil Davies and his wife Millie, Denver, Colo.

Funeral services were held Dec. 21 at Cunninham Funeral Home in Grove City, with the Rev. David Janz officiating.