John F. Maire, Sr.

September 16, 1932 ~ May 24, 2022 (age 89)


John F. Maire, Sr., 89, of Butler, passed away, Tuesday morning, May 24, 2022, in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Born September 16, 1932 in Butler, he was a son of the late Victor Maire and Katie (Dymitryk) Maire.

John was retired from the Armco Steel Plant in Buter, where he worked as a crane operator and then a carpenter, for more than 30 years.  He was a member of All Saints Parish, St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church and the Butler Elks Club.  He had been a midget league football coach for 20 years and loved to dance.

Surviving are his children, Wally (Sue Suparate) Maire of Florida, Tina (Jim) Morrison of Florida, Rich (Lucy) Maire of Butler.

15 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren and 10 great great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Joan (Bowser) Maire, whom he married June 7, 1951, she passed away April 8, 2017; his son John Maire, his brother Victor Maire, also infant twin siblings.

Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201East Cunningham Street, Butler, from 2-4 and 6-9 pm Friday.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, at 10:00 am, at St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church, 432 Center Avenue in Butler.  The Rev. John Baver to officiate.


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June 3, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
East Cunningham Street

June 3, 2022

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
East Cunningham Street

Mass of Christian Burial
June 4, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church
432 Center Avenue
Butler, PA 16001

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