Byrl I. “Susie” Maize, 75, of East Waterford, passed away at 6:43 AM on Monday, October 21, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her family.
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Born June 14, 1944 in Lewistown, Mifflin Co., she is the daughter of the late William S. Sr. and Margaret M. (Kreider) Slagle.
On September 27, 1980, she was married to the late Paul R. Maize with whom she was blessed to share over 27 years of marriage before his passing on May 19, 2008. She was also preceded in death by her fiancé, Charles “Bill” Wharton on June 2, 2019.
Surviving her are children, Ellen L. Huff and her companion John Younger of Sterling, Gerald W. Casner of Honey Grove, Jennifer J. Hockenberry and her husband James of Newport, Dennis Maize and his wife Peggy of Landisburg, and James Maize of Montana; three sisters, Anna Hardy and her husband Blain of Honey Grove, Alice Faye Naugle of Shade Gap, and Bertha Peck and her husband Rob of Chambersburg; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, husband, and fiancé, she was preceded in death by one son, Paul R. Maize Jr.; one grandson, Justin M. Casner; one brother, William S. Slagle Jr.; and one sister, Virginia L. Arentz.
Mrs. Maize was employed and retired as a Clerk with the Pennsylvania Department of Motor Vehicles in Harrisburg.
She was a member of the Church of God of Cross Keys and the Loyal Order of the Moose, Lodge 925 of Millerstown, and served on the Election Board of Lack Township. Her hobbies included reading, fishing, motorcycle riding with Bill, camping, wine making, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
All Services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Susie’s memory to the Make a Wish Foundation, 518 Harrison Street, Pottsville, PA 17901.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 100 Bridge Street, Mifflintown.
Online condolences and tributes can be shared with the family at www.brownfuneralhomesinc.com.