Karl William Maier, beloved husband of Mary Patricia (nee Beck) for 49 years, devoted father to
Shana L. Maier, and her husband Paul F. Winnington III, and adored Opa to Gabriel, Ryan, and
Juliet Winnington, passed away on July 18. He was 73.
Karl was born in Philadelphia, PA to Karl and Lina Maier on August 30, 1945. As a youth, he worked in his father's shoe store and enjoyed hunting with his dad. He graduated from Northeast High School in 1963. He served in the U.S. Army from 1965 to 1967 and fought in Vietnam. He worked for the Philadelphia Electric Company (now PECO) for 26 years.
Karl enjoyed hunting, especially on the Maine farm of his best friend who he met while serving
in Vietnam. Karl was also a talented artist, with a specialty in ceramics and drawing; he was enrolled in art classes until recently. Karl enjoyed weekly card games with friends from his neighborhood. He enjoyed cooking, reading, traveling with his wife, and spending time with his family. He was known for his warm smile and sense of humor.
Funeral service will be held at 11 am at The First Presbyterian Church, 10 Wildwood Ave.,
Pitman, NJ on July 24. Visitation will precede the service, beginning at 9 am. A private
interment will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington,
DE. Online donations can be made through bit.ly/KarlMaier or www.nemours.org.