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Joseph W. Mahar

On Saturday, July 2, 2022, Joseph William Mahar, loving husband, father of three children and Papa of seven, passed away at the age of 73.

Joe was born on March 9, 1949 in Buffalo, NY to William and Millard (Smith) Mahar. He received his Engineering Degree from Erie Tech in 1969, and he worked at Harris RF Communications for almost 50 years. On May 31, 1975, he married Cathy Ann Field. They raised three children, Kristy, Erin and Scott, and four grandsons Talon, Weston, Jacob, Alec and three granddaughters, Anna, Josie and Lia.

Joe had a passion for hunting, sport cars, and yard work. He also loved baseball and football, he took some of his favorite hobbies to share and teach everyone. He loved to help others and inspired joy and learning. He was known for always mowing and tending his yard. He loved his lawn and spent a lot of time making sure it was perfect. He took great pride in his home, especially decorating for holidays. Joe was a family man and he would do anything to provide them with the best life. He was known for his quick wit, sense of humor, catch phrases, his infectious smile, and his kind and compassionate spirit.

Joe was preceded in death by his father, William, and his mother, Millard. He is survived by his wife Cathy, his three children, Kristy( Barry Oliver), Erin(Marc Fittipaldi) , and Scott, and grandchildren Anna, Talon, Jacob, Weston, Josie, Lia and Alec.

Funeral service and memorial service will be private to the family.

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