HANOVER Maurice E. Bream, 94, formerly of Littlestown, died Monday, October 28, at the Lutheran Retirement Village at Utz Terrace. He was the husband of Rose Z. Hobbs Bream of Fairfield. He was predeceased by his first wife, Viola C Bream in 1992. Born March 21, 1919, in New Chester, he was the son of the late Harry S. and Kathryn M. Taughinbaugh Bream. Maurice was a 1938 graduate of Gettysburg High School and a 1942 graduate of Shippensburg State University. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII in Newfoundland and the Phillipines. He is survived by a daughter, Mildred West of Australia; sons, Ronald Bream of Lees Summitt, Mo., Wayne Bream of Elizabethtown, and Gary Bream of Cary, N.C.; stepsons, H. David Herring of Littlestown, and Dennis Herring of Fairfield; stepdaughters, Beverly Hare of New Oxford, and Deborah Herring of Fairfield; six grandchildren, one great-grandson; five step grandchildren; six step great-grandchildren; and a sister, Kathryn Weikert of New Oxford. He was predeceased by a sister, Myrna Schwartz, and a brother, Harold Bream. Maurice was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Littlestown, where he taught Sunday School for over 40 years. Maurice taught Biology at Littlestown High School, retiring in 1979. He was a member of the Hanover Masonic Lodge 348, Life Member of the Littlestown American Legion and V.F.W. Maurice coached football for LHS's first team in 1947 and coached basketball for LHS. He loved golfing, hunting, fishing, photography and being with his family. Funeral Services will be Friday, November 1, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, with his pastor, the Rev. Alex Martini officiating. There will be a viewing Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Little's Funeral Home and from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church on Friday. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Gettysburg. Military Honors will be provided by the Littlestown Allied Veterans Council. Contributions have been asked to go to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 53 W. King St., Littlestown, PA 17340. Online condolences may be shared at www.littlesfh.com
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Published in Evening Sun on Oct. 29, 2013