Roger Justin Maher


Roger Justin Maher, 82, of Terre Haute, passed away on July 13, 2019, surrounded by his wife and children.
Roger grew up in the Village of St. Mary-of-the-Woods with his parents and 10 siblings. He was a loving husband and devoted father who was an accomplished businessman and community servant. He co-owned and operated two successful businesses: Maher Supply and Kevin & Roger Maher Contracting. Strengthened by his Catholic faith and his family values, Roger remained a loving servant of God, devoted family man and community leader.
Next to the youngest of 11 children, Roger was born on August 15, 1936, to Thomas George and Mary Ellen Starr Maher.
He leaves behind his wife of 62 years, Janet Stark Maher. They were united in marriage on July 13, 1957, at St. Ann Catholic Church in Terre Haute.
Family members include Jeff, Kevin (Diana), Shelly Aff (Terry), and Lisa Durr (Bryan); along with seven grandchildren, Jennifer Andes, Annie McIntyre, Matthew Maher, Aaron Aff, Eric Durr, Austin Durr, and Paige Wampler. Great-grandchildren include Apiphani Smith, Lauren Andes, Colin Andes, Aryanna Maher, and Caitlin Andes. Roger also is survived by one sister, Ruth Thralls; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Marie Garzolini; and eight brothers, George, John, Aug, Joe, Ed, Jim, Simon, and Richard.
Visitation will be from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM on Thursday, July18, 2019 at St. Mary of-the-Woods Village Church located at 3827 N. Arms Place, St. Mary of-the-Woods, IN 47876. Following visitation will be a Memorial Mass, with Father Darvin Winters officiating. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Mary of-the-Woods Village Church or the charity of your choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Fitzpatrick Funeral Home, 220 North 3rd St., West Terre Haute, IN.
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John Kelley
Jul 18, 2019
My deepest thoughts and prayers go out to you all. May God Bless you and keep you! I have many fond memories of you all and Jeff a special heart felt prayer for you!
robert canada
Jul 18, 2019
Sorry to hear about Rodger. You lost the love of your life one day before I lost mine. My heart is broken and I know yours is also. I know we will all be together again someday and I believe God will help us through these sad days. God Bless You And Your Family.
Mary Jo Pittman
Jul 18, 2019
Dear Lisa,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you today as you lay your father to rest.
God Bless you all.
Love MJ and Dave
Mervin Mast
Jul 17, 2019
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Jul 16, 2019
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Angie Harris
Jul 16, 2019
Medium Dish Garden was purchased for the family of Roger Justin Maher by Angie Harris.  Send flowers
Jul 15, 2019
So sorry to hear that another class member of the Concannon class of 1954 has passed. Roger was a very good class member that was respected and liked by all. Our prayers for the family from here in Arizona. Dale & Joan (Switzer)