Gary Maas

January 5, 1961 - September 30, 2021

01/05/1961 - 09/30/2021

Past Services

Saturday October 23, 2021
11:00 am
Wheeling First Church of God
2066 Fairmont Pike Road
Wheeling, WV 26003

Gary M. Maas 60, of Mingo Junction, Ohio passed away Thursday, September 30, 2021 at his home.

He was born January 5, 1961, a son of the late Glenn and Onzel Bowden Maas

Gary was retired from the Belmont Correctional Institute, where he worked as an electrician. He was a United States Air Force Veteran, proud patriot and an avid hunter.

Surviving are his son, Shane (Ann-Marie) Maas; Daughters, Chantal Puth-Rettler, and Jessica Critser; Sisters, Julie Engle, Susie Elgaard, and  Debbie Bradbury; Grandsons, Liam, Niklas, Luke and Philipp and his beloved furbaby, Nikita.

Family and Friends are invited to celebrate Gary’s life on Saturday October 23, 2021 at 11am at the Wheeling First Church of God 2066 Fairmont Pike Road, Wheeling WV 26003. All are invited to a luncheon immediately following the service.

Memorial contributions can be made by going to to assist the family with final and future expenses. Arrangements entrusted to the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire Ohio 43906.

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Lisa and Derrick McLaughlin
2 years ago

You have touched so many lives and we are all forever greatful for the time we had with you. You where like a Dad to me and Derrick and a grandpa to Jonathan and Tyler. We love you so much and thank you for all you the time we had together. Your heart was so big and we will carry that with us and cherish all the memories. We love you Gary and untill we meet again in Heaven know you where Loved ❤️

Rob Zitzelsberger
2 years ago

So sorry for your loss Shane. I remember you as a player with the Young Buckeyes. Condolences to the family

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
2 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Gary M. Maas, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Air Force Veteran, Gary M. Maas, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †