John E. "Bud" "Moxie" Mauger Jr., 87, husband of the late Elizabeth M. (Krone) Mauger, of North Coventry, died early Friday morning, Nov. 9, 2012 in the Parkhouse Providence Pointe Nursing Home in Upper Providence.
Born in Pottstown, he was a son of the late John E. Mauger Sr., and Blanch F. (Fulmer) Mauger. He was a graduate of the North Coventry High School. A veteran, Mr. Mauger served in the Army
Air Corps during World War II
. Mr. Mauger worked in the heat treat department for the Superior Tube Company in Collegeville for 32 years before retiring in 1990. He enjoyed hunting at the "Itchy Pines" Camp in Pike County, Pa. Mr. Mauger was also an avid antique car parts collector and dealer. He would attend the Hershey Antique Automobile Flea Market, and was a member of the AACA. Mr. Mauger was also a life member of the American Legion in Joanna, Pa., and the National Rifle Association.
Mr. Mauger is survived by three children: John E. Mauger III, husband of Carol (Weltzin) Mauger, of Essex Jct, Vt.; Elizabeth M. Young, of Elverson, Pa.; Robert K., husband of Sheila (Luft) Mauger, of Royersford; three siblings: James O. Mauger, of Mt. Penn, Pa., William D. Mauger, of Boyertown; Thomas E. Mauger, of Pottstown; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Mauger was predeceased by two siblings: Edith P. Mauger and Mary L. Kulp.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral service at the Cattermole-Klotzbach Funeral Home, 600 Washington St., Royersford, PA 19468 on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in the East Coventry Mennonite Cemetery. Friends will be received from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday evening or from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday morning at the funeral home. Condolences may be offered or the video tribute may be viewed by visiting www.RoyersfordFuneralHome.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the National Rifle Association, 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030