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William C. Maher, Jr.

August 30, 1947 ~ January 1, 2021 (age 73)


William C. (Bill) Maher, 73, passed away on January 1st, 2021.  Born and raised in Newton, MA, to the late William and Marion Maher, he lived in the states of Maryland, Illinois, and New Jersey before settling in Wilbraham, MA 22 years ago.  He had a successful business career as a chief life underwriter for  several companies and consulting firms prior to retiring.  Bill served as president of the NEHOUA (NorthEast Home Office Underwriters Association) and received several work-related honors.  He was an avid golfer, played adult hockey for many years, and loved all New England sports teams.  He enjoyed traveling and long walks with his pets.  Bill is survived by his wife of 37 years, Joanne AnelloMaher and his daughter Alicia Maher.  He also leaves his sister Dorothy Maher and brother Richard.  He will be missed by his sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, and good friends. In lieu of flowers, please make a memorial donation to The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts ( or a charity of your choice. Wilbraham Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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