Date of death: 6/7/2018
Saint Meinrad Class: O 1964
Maynard A. Nemeth, 82, of New Castle passed away the morning of June 7, 2018, at Allegheny General Hospital. Born on May 24, 1936, in Pittsburgh, Pa., he was the son of the late Louis and Emma Bredl Nemeth. Surviving at home is his beloved wife of 36 years, the former Mary D. Shaffer, whom he married on April 24, 1982. Maynard had worked as a furniture repair technician for Haney's Furniture. He also had been a driver for George Ku Bus Lines. Maynard served his country as a member of the U.S. Army and National Guard. A devout member and Eucharistic Minister for St. Joseph the Worker Church, he always enjoyed reading his Bible. Known as a people person, Maynard also loved meeting people and learning about his new friends. In addition to his wife, Maynard is survived by his daughters, Tracy Ann Rife of New Castle, Danielle Marie Crans and husband Matt of Columbus, Ohio, and Linda Ann Clark of New Castle; sister, DeMerice Nemeth of New Castle; grandchildren, Alyssa Rife, Benjamin Crans and Amelia Crans; and great-grandson, Jaxson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandson, Madden Crans.