Catherine Maxaner

| 30 Jul 2015 | 11:33

Catherine Maxaner, 75, a lifelong resident of Milford, died Wednesday, July 15, 2015.

Born in 1940 in Queens, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Charles Middlebury and Dora Huther Maxaner. A business and political consultant, Catherine was active both locally and nationally in politics, historic preservation and conservation. A longtime member of the Women’s National Republican Club, Catherine served on the board of directors, most recently as first vice president.

She was the catalyst behind getting the clubhouse on the National Historic Register as well as laying groundwork for suffragist Henrietta Wells Livermore's induction into the Women’s Hall of Fame. A liaison to the National Federation of Republican Women, Catherine was deeply committed to the organizational values of the Pike County and Pennsylvania Republican Women serving as a member, officer and delegate.

Surviving are her daughter, Madonna Maxaner-Radcliff, and husband, Anthony, and grandchildren, Anna and Maxaner.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Monday, Aug. 10, at 11 a.m., in St. Patrick's Church, 111 E. High St., Milford, followed by a reception.

In lieu of flowers and to honor military veterans, memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

Arrangements are under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 N Main St., Old Forge, PA.

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