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Robert Paul ‘Bob’ Maser

Robert Paul “Bob” Maser, 77, of 504 W. 15th St., Tyrone, PA, died Saturday morning, August 9, 2008 at his residence.
He was born January 9, 1931 in Johnstown, PA the son of John O. and Ethel (Koda) Maser.
He was twice married: First on May 5, 1951 at Winchester, VA to Shirley L. Gibson who died June 6, 1990. Then on August 3, 1991 in Tyrone he married Arlene Beckwith who survives.
He is survived by a son Robert J. Maser (Cindy) of Wilmington, DE and daughters Debra J. Shawley (Jim) and Kimberly J. Williams (Tim) of Tyrone.
Six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Step-children: Ron Beckwith (Jackie) and Sheri Hartsock (Eric) of Tyrone and Amy Shanley (Shawn) of Newark, NY.
Six step-grandchildren and one aunt, Irene Sidor of Johnstown.
He was a graduate of Johnstown Catholic High School and attended St. Francis University.
After moving to Tyrone in 1962 he became very active in community affairs.
He was a long-time coach, past president and treasurer of the Tyrone Teener League; and honorary life member of TACO; a devoted member and past president of Tyrone Kiwanis Club; an active member and corps major sergeant of the Tyrone Salvation Army; and recently continued service by opening the Tyrone Salvation Army Service Center.
He had taught Sunday School at Christ United Methodist Church and attended the Tyrone Alliance Church. He was a faithful servant of the Lord and he loved the people of Tyrone.
He was the number one avid Tyrone sports fan.
He retired in 1993 as an agent of the American General Insurance Company after 11 years and previously was executive director of the Tyrone YMCA.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at 1 p.m. at the Derman Funeral Home, Inc. Tyrone, with Major Karen Garrett and Reverend Norman E. Huff officiating. Interment will be at Grandview Cemetery, Johnstown, PA.
Friends will be received at the funeral home on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the Tyrone Salvation Army Service Center, 908 Pennsylvania Avenue, Tyrone, PA 16686.