Daniel F. Maher Sr., 76, of Fulton, passed away on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at University Hospital in Syracuse after a short illness. He was the son of the late James and Helen (Cunningham) Maher and a lifelong resident of Fulton. Daniel enjoyed the simple things in life such as reading, walking, camping, spending time outside and painting. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them. Daniel was predeceased by his wife of 43 years, Carol Wood Maher in 2005.
Surviving are four children, Daniel (Karen) Maher Jr of Fulton, Lisa Maher of Fulton, Cheryl (Jason) Moreau of Constantia and Lori Lyn Maher (Ronnie Richards) of Fulton; four siblings, Ellen Healy of Fulton, Patricia Coe of Hannibal, James (Connie) Maher of Hannibal and Kathy (Robert) McCrae of Granby; 11 grandchildren, Sierra, Corey, Allisha, Brandon, Joshua, Katelyn, Brett, Bradley, Brooke, Alexis, Kaylee; 2 furry grandchildren, Jaco and Viggo; 15 great-grandchildren; his dog, Heidi as well as several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 22 at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton. A funeral service will immediately follow at 7. A graveside service will be at noon on Wednesday, August 23 at Mount Adnah Cemetery, Fulton. Contributions in Daniel’s memory may be made to the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, PO Box 1245, Albert Lea, MN 56007.