Edward Ray Maust, Sr., 64, of Point Marion, passed away peacefully on Wednesday March 1, 2023 at his home with his family at his side.
He was born February 2, 1959 in Connellsville, a son of Carl Maust Sr. and the late May Marie (Savage) Maust.
He was a graduate of Connellsville High School in the Class of 1977.
He proudly served his Country in the United States Army until he was honorably discharged in 1978. He worked for many years with Rich’s Farms, Smithfield.
Ed was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed being in the outdoors.
He was a member of Juniata Sportsman Club for many years.
Ed is survived by his girlfriend of 27 years, Lori Smartnick; his children, Edward Maust, Jr. (Charlene), Dawn Maust, Mary Watson and Corey Maust (Angel); 16 grandchildren, including his granddaughter whom lived with him at home, Breonna Gentile; 5 great-grandchildren; father, Carl Maust Sr.; sisters, MaryAnn Bromley, Kim Close, Connie Phillips, Arline Hobert, Sandy Hough (Kevin), and Carla Bish (Kirk Sr.); son-in-law, Josh Watson; brothers, Carl Maust Jr., David Maust, Charles Maust, and Scott Maust (Marcy); his ex-wife and friend, Meredith Rankin and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his mother, May Marie (Savage) Maust, Ed was preceded in death by his stepmother, Bonnie Jean (Tressler) Maust; grandparents, Harry and Edith Maust; 2 sisters, Cindy Perdikaris and Sarah Glass; and sister-in-law, Ginger Maust.
Family and friends will be received in the PAUL G. FINK FUNERAL HOME, INC. 418 North Pittsburgh Street Connellsville, PA 15425 on Saturday from 11am until the hour of the funeral service at 6pm with Pastor Walter Sapp officiating and full Military Honors will be accorded by the Amvets General George C. Marshall Post #103.
Interment will be private.
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