Anton Maurer, 82, of Lititz, PA., formerly of New Tripoli and Shippensburg, PA., passed away at UPMC, Lititz, PA. on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. He was the husband of Shirleyann (Dietrich) Maurer for the past 27 years. He was preceded in death by his previous wife, Genevieve (Sommers) Maurer in 1992. Born in Esslingen, Germany, he was the son of the late John and Maria (Eckenberger) Maurer. Anton worked as a foreman for the former Bethlehem Steel Company in Bethlehem, PA for 40 years. In addition to his loving wife, survivors include his daughter, Sharon (Edward) Steele of Lancaster, PA.; son, Anthony (Fran) Maurer of Austin, TX; stepdaughter, Elaine (Bradley) Woodcraft of Newmanstown, PA.; stepson, Edwin (Joan) Wright of Venice, FL.; sister, Veronica Kelley of Bethlehem; sisters-in-law, Helen Maurer of Bethlehem, PA., Suzanne Maurer of Bethlehem, Nina Maurer of Allentown; ten grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a stepson, Glen Wright, and siblings, Margaret Kral, Michael, George, and Edward Maurer. There will be a private graveside funeral service on Jacob’s Union Cemetery, New Tripoli, PA.
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