Donald L. ‘Don’ Maurey

Oct. 12, 1930 - Dec. 1, 2018


Donald L. “Don” Maurey, 88, Hollidaysburg, passed away Satur­day at Garvey Manor Nurs­ing Home, Hollidaysburg.

He was born in Clearfield, son of the late Edward and Floyd (Beers) Maurey. On March 21, 1954, he married Patricia Robinson, who preceded him in death on

July 11, 2016.

Surviving are a son, Stephen E. Maurey of Altoona; a daughter, Susan M. Katz of Altoona; three grandchildren: Courtney Piper of Orlando, Fla., Anna Shaw of New Kent, Va., and David Katz of Arlington, Va.; and two brothers: James Maurey of Lancaster and Gerald Maurey of Tallahassee, Fla.

He was preceded in death by a son, Ashley G. Maurey.

Don was a graduate of Clearfield High School, where he was a three-time state wrestling champion, and of Penn State University, where he was on the wrestling team. Don was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and he retired from GMAC and John Hill Realty.

He enjoyed Penn State wrestling and football.

Friends will be received from 10 a.m. until the noon funeral service on Satur­day, Dec. 8, 2018, at E. Merrill Smith Funeral Home Inc., 2309 Broad Ave., Altoona, the Rev. Douglas McGaffin officiating. Interment will be at Mount Sinai Cemetery, Altoona.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions in Don’s memory be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517.