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Father Russell Maurer

d. November 5, 2022

Age 88, of Kennedy Twp., passed at the Vincentian Home on Saturday, November 5, 2022. Beloved son of the late Stephen J. and Eguenia D. (Masilunas) Maurer; dear brother of Robert S. Maurer (Donna) and the late William Maurer; uncle of Andrea Maurer, Stephanie Rupp, Steve Maurer, Paul Maurer, Michael Maurer and Charles Maurer; also survived by numerous cousins and his many friends from church.

 

Fr. Russell was Ordained on March 25, 1960 by Bishop John

Wright at Saint Paul Cathedral, Pittsburgh, PA. Incardinated into the Diocese of Pittsburgh on March 25, 1960. His assignments with the Diocese included ,ST. MARY OF MOUNT, MT. WASHINGTON (APR 11, 1960-MAR 11, 1963) PV, ST. GEORGE, ALLENTOWN (MAR 12, 1963-JUNE 1, 1969) PV,

ST. PIUS X, BROOKLINE (JUNE 2, 1969-MAY 29, 1974) PV,  

ST. JOSEPH, MT. OLIVER (MAY 30,1974-NOV 25, 1975) PV,

ST. WILLIAM, EAST PITTSBURGH (NOV 26, 1975-MAY 23, 1994) PASTOR,

ST. EDWARD, BLAWNOX (MAY 23, 1994-PRESENT) PASTOR,

(REAPPOINTED to second term - MAY 23, 2000),

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY DEANERY SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR

(NOV 1, 1980-PRESENT), and HOLY NAME SOCIETY DEANERY SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR (APRIL 1, 1988-PRESENT).

 

Family will receive friends 4:00 – 8:00 PM WEDNESDAY at McDermott Funeral Home, Inc., 334 Forest Grove Road, Kennedy Twp., Coraopolis, PA 15108.  Visitation Thursday from 9:00 AM until the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM at Archangel Gabriel Parish / St. Malachy Church. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, McKees Rocks. In lieu of flowers, Father Russell asked that any donations to be directed to the St. Vincent de Paul Society.

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