Bernard A. Maille “fun loving jokester”
MILLPORT, Pa.---Bernard A. “Bernie” Maille, 81, of Millport, passed away in his home with his loving wife by his side on Wednesday, April 8, 2020, after a period of failing health.
Born on Sunday, October 30, 1938 in Harborcreek, he was a son of Edward P. and Agnes Specht Maille. On October 1, 1960 in Erie, he married Antoinette B. “Toni” Kostovick, who survives.
Bernie attended Harborcreek High School. For many years, Bernie was employed in Shinglehouse as a school bus driver and a mechanic. He was also employed by his good friend, John Hewitt, at the former John Hewitt’s Auto Body Garage in Millport.
Bernie was a member of Sharon Lodge #598 F. & A. M. in Shinglehouse. He enjoyed woodworking and riding his 4-wheeler. He was a jokester and had a quick wit.
Surviving besides his wife are three sons, Mark G. (Toni) Maille of Millport, John A. (Erica) Maille of Stillwater, N.Y., and Matthew A. (Diana) Maille of Pittsfield; two daughters, Jennifer A. “Jennie” (Joe) Glogouski of Millport and Michelle D. Maille of Youngsville; eleven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; two sisters, Margaret Specht of Conneaut, Ohio and Barbara (Richard) Payne of Springboro; and several nieces, nephews, and good friends.
In addition to his parents, Bernie was predeceased a grandson, Colton Maille; and four brothers.
In keeping with Bernie’s wishes, there will be no public visitation. A memorial service will be held on a date, place and time to be announced.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Bernie’s family has entrusted his care and cremation arrangements to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.
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