Obituary of Dorothy Grace Maust
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DOROTHY G. MAUST
Dorothy Grace Nelson Maust, 79, of Gibbon Glade, PA, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 6, 2023. The daughter of the late Charles Francis “Doozy” Nelson and Grace Groover Nelson, she was born on September 18, 1943, in Uniontown, PA.
She was a 1962 graduate of the Uniontown Area High School and a licensed cosmetologist for over six decades. She loved her role as a homemaker and grandmother and loved to crochet and weave. Moreover, she was a longtime member of the Canaan Church of Gibbon Glade, where she served as a Deaconess and in a variety of roles over the years.
Dorothy was predeceased by her husband Paul R. Maust, P.E. (whom she married on December 24, 1969); an infant sister, Sally Ann Nelson; a brother, Charles Robert “Bob” Nelson; and her nephew and Godson, Ricky A. Nelson.
She is survived by two sisters, Darlene F. Descaro (James) and Blanche Jane Nelson; a brother, Roy A. Nelson (Tammie); her children, Reid S. Maust, Ph.D. (Christine), Judy M. Friend (Eric), and Linda M. Jacobs (Steven); eight grandchildren: Joshua Maust, Amy Maust, Haylee Reuss (Matthew), Tyler Friend (Kayla), Delaney Friend, Reise Friend, Katelynn Jacobs, and Kristen Jacobs; and five great-grandchildren: Killian Reuss, Blakely Reuss, Colbie Reuss, Wren Reuss, and Sophia Friend. Also surviving are a nephew, Charles Robert “Bobby” Nelson, Jr., (Lisa) and a niece, Samantha Hudson.
Friends may call at the Car R. Spear Funeral Home in Brandonville-Bruceton Mills, WV, on Friday from 4 until 8 pm and on Saturday, March 11, from 11 am until the 12 pm service, with Rev. Greg Moran officiating. Burial will follow in the Bethel Cemetery, Farmington, PA.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canaan Church of Gibbon Glade, 498 Canaan Church Road, Gibbon Glade, PA 15440.