Eugene "Gene" J. Maher died Nov. 27, 2006, at the age of 82. He was born Aug. 11, 1924 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Mr. Maher was a resident of Payson since 1994. He was the governor of the Payson Moose Lodge in 1996 and 1997, and was a member for 31 years.
He is survived by his wife, Catherine Maher of Payson; his daughter, Linda Maher, and close friend, Debbie Harper, both of Anaheim, Calif. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Kalyn and Jenna Maher of Anaheim, Calif.; his sister Francis Tolle of Walla Walla, Wash. and many nieces and nephews.
A service will be held at a later date at Riverside National Cemetery in California.