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Peter (Pete) Maher, age 66, of Canton, passed away on Tuesday, December 15 due to complications from COVID-19.


Pete was born February 21, 1954 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was a graduate of Lincoln High School and an employee of the Timken Company until his retirement.


Pete was preceded in death by his parents Albert and Wanda Maher. He is survived by many friends with whom he shared many good times. His special friend, Tim Lewis, cared for Pete during his last few years of declining health.


Arrangements are being handled by the Wackerly Funeral Home. There will be no services. Please remember Pete in your own way.


Donations may be made to the Philomatheon Society of the Blind 2701 Tuscarawas Street West, Canton, Ohio 44708 or the Alzheimer's Association National Capital Area Chapter. 8180 Greensboro Drive, Suite 400. McLean, VA 22102.