Born April 23, 1936, in Kane he was a son of the late Samuel E. and Geneva (Carlson) Maze.
On November 30, 1963, at St. Francis Church he married Eleanor (Kopelack) Maze who survives him.
Mr. Maze went to Kane High School. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He had been employed as a Forester for the US Forestry Service for 38 years. Mr. Maze worked many years as a police officer and retired from the Foster Township Police Department in 2006 due to illness.
He was a member of the Lewis Run Volunteer Fire Department and a member and past board member of the Greater Bradford Area Senior Center.
Mr. Maze was an avid outdoorsman, and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He loved his work, family and friends.
In addition to his wife of 50 years he is survived by a daughter, Lori Maze (Samuel) Donahue , of DuBois; two sons John J. (Debbi Beal) Maze and James M. (Jody Leonard) Maze, all of Bradford; a sister, Edna Vanderstrom, of Kane, 5 grandchildren; Samuel Maze, Michael Maze, Conner Maze, Hailey Donahue and Sabrina Donahue and several nieces and nephews, and special friends of the family Jack and Linda Kerr of Lewis Run and Donna Moore of Warren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Samuel Maze, Jr.
Family will be receiving friends on Friday, June 21, 2013, from 3:00 to 7:00pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc., 372 East Main Street, where funeral & committal services will be held at 7:00pm with Rev. Leon Canfield, retired Baptist Minister, officiating. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to: Christ the King Manor, Bradford Senior Center, or Hahne Cancer Center.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com