John W. Maas

John W. Maas, 68, of Charlotte, N.C., died Wednesday, Jan, 23, 2013, peacefully at home.

Born Dec. 25, 1944, in Wilkes-Barre, John was the son of late Willis J. and Abigail W. Maas. He was a graduate of Kingston High School and Wilkes College of Business.

Mr. Maas is preceded in death by his wife of 38 years, Patricia Nonnie Maas.

Mr. Maas is survived by his sons, Robert and wife, Jody, and their sons, Ethan and Owen, Seattle; and James and wife, Barbara, and their sons, Joshua and Aidan, Wesley Chapel, N.C.

A memorial service will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday at Carolina Funeral Service and Cremation Center, 5505 Monroe Road, Charlotte, N.C., with the Rev. Bill Phipps officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

The family has requested that, in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to Southbrook Church Missions, 5607 Monroe-Weddington Road, Weddington NC 28104, and/or Holy Rosary School, Annual Fund, 4142 42nd Ave. S.W., Seattle, WA 98116.

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Published in Citizens' Voice on Jan. 25, 2013