John Joseph Maher, 47, Altoona, died Thursday at his residence. He was born in Trenton, N.J., son of Daniel and Linda (Stilwell) Maher. Surviving are his parents; a daughter, Caitlyn of Altoona; a sister, Patricia Chormanski; and two brothers: Michael and Robert. He was preceded in death by a brother, Daniel Jr. At the family's request, there will be no public viewing or funeral service. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery, Trenton, N.J. Arrangements are by Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg.