Villa Mae Maust, 86, of Adah, passed away Friday, September 27, 2019, at home surrounded by her loving family after a long and valiant battle with congestive heart failure and diabetes.
She was born June 18, 1933, in Saltlick Township, a daughter of the late Harry Edward and Florence Ella Brown Spiker.
Villa was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Harry William Maust Sr.; two sons, Harry W. "Skeeter" and Curtis D. "Shorty" Maust; five sisters, Winifred B. Cropp, Frances E. Spiker, Ruth L. Swaney, June M. Marosco and Mary Lou Spiker of Uniontown; and two brothers, Harry E. and Earl L. Spiker.
Villa is survived by sons Warren E. Spiker of Abilene, Texas, Alex H. Spiker of Adah, Richard A. Maust of Haydentown, Earl Maust and Roy Duke, both of Uniontown; daughters Florence E. Workman of Clanton, Ala., Villa M. "Susie" Bryner of New Salem, Joyce L. Braxton of Uniontown, Connie A. Wilson of Haydentown; 20 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; nine great-great grandchildren; four sisters, Eleanor J. Maust, Margaret A. Teets, Sandy S. Ross and Bonnie L. Spiker, all of Uniontown; two brothers, Walson E. and Robert C. Spiker of Uniontown; and many nieces and nephews.
She was employed as a caregiver for the elderly and ill at Quality Life Services, formerly known as Henry Clay Villa in Markleysburg, and Simmons Healthcare Agency in Uniontown for a total of 20 years before retiring at the age of 75 to be the primary caregiver for her son, Curtis, until his passing.
The family will greet friends and family from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, September 30, and from 10 until the 11 a.m. service Tuesday, October 1, in DEAN C. WHITMARSH FUNERAL HOME, 134 West Church Street, Fairchance, with the Reverend David McElroy officiating.
Interment will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Fairchance.