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Henry Mazer

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Age 84, formerly of Wheeling, WV, died Wednesday, August 1, 2002 in Taipei, Taiwan. He was the former Associate Conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony and the Chicago Symphony, and the former Conductor of the Wheeling Symphony and the Orlando, Florida Symphony. For the last 18 years Maestro Mazer has worked with the Taipei Philharmonic Orchestra and the Taipei sinfonietta in Taipei, Taiwan. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA on July 21, 1918, a son of the late Samuel and Irene Euler Mazer. He was an accomplished tennis player and semi-professional baseball player. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Lawrencefield Chapel, Wheeling. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Kathryn Foulk Mazer and a daughter, Kathe Hitt. Surviving is a son, Thomas Mazer & his wife Wendy of Phoenix, AZ; two stepsons, Lee C. Paull III & his wife June of Wheeling and W. Glessner Paull & his wife Barbara of Columbus, OH; two granddaughters, Melissa and Nicki Mazer of Phoenix, AZ. There will be no visitation. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Arrangements by ALTMEYER FUNERAL HOME, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyer.com
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Aug. 9, 2002
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