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Robert Arthur Maze

February 6, 1931 — December 15, 2023

Thurmont

 

U.S. Navy retired Lieutenant Commander Robert “Bob” Arthur Maze, 92, of Thurmont, Maryland, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on December 15, 2023 at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

Born February 6, 1931 in Michigan, he was the son of the late Floyd and Cecelia Maze. He was the husband of the late Doris “Dot” Maze for 57 years. He was a long-time member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Thurmont and Saint Anthony Shrine in Emmitsburg. He was very dedicated to family and friends. After 27 years in the U.S. Navy, he became a tax preparer & bookkeeper and opened Maze Income Tax Service. He was an Eagle Scout and very involved with scouting in his younger days as Scoutmaster for several troops in the U.S. as well as Puerto Rico and Okinawa. He loved to spend time outdoors mowing his 10 acres, splitting firewood, burning brush and working in his rose garden.

Bob is survived by children Diane Smith, Kathy Queen (Richard), Barbara Miller, Kevin Maze (Lori) Robby Maze (Michele), Sam Maze (Michelle), and David Maze. He is also survived by 53 grandchildren spanning five generations as well numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and his beloved wife, he was preceded in death by his daughter Karen Calhoun; son-in-law John Miller, son-in-law Paul Smith; grandson Jay Calhoun; great-grandson Nicholas Branham; and siblings Jean Anikowski, Martha Spencer, Jackie Fitzgerald, and Tom Maze.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM on Thursday, December 21, at Stauffer Funeral Home, 104 E. Main Street, Thurmont, MD 21788.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, December 22 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, 103 N. Church Street, Thurmont. Visitation will be held one hour prior to Mass. Interment will follow in Resthaven Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Our Lady of Mount Carmel at 103 N. Church Street, Thurmont, MD 21788.

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Visitation

Thursday, December 21, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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104 E Main St, Thurmont, MD 21788

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Friday, December 22, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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