Maxine Lois Baer-Haroulakis, age 72, of McKeesport, died Wednesday, May 6, 2020. She was born in McKeesport on June 4, 1947 and is the daughter of the late Mack and Alice Marie Bibby Baer.
Maxine was a nurse’s aide at the former St. Francis Hospital in Lawrenceville then worked in the office at the South Hills Motel. She had a passion for her church, Christ United Methodist Church in North Huntingdon, and feeling the closeness of God. She also enjoyed arts and crafts, music, her pets, and loved spending time with her grandsons, Connor and Glenn, Jr. and family and going to Life Span in Olympia.
She is survived by her daughters, Alicia Ann Haroulakis and her fiancé, Glenn Husband of Alverton, Staisey Lynn Haroulakis Zuzak of McKeesport, Dawn Marie Haroulakis of McKeesport; grandchildren, Glenn Husband, Jr., Connor David Max Husband, Traisey Amanda Zuzak, Austin Giovanni Canova, Anastaizia Marie Garner and Victor Garner, Jr.; great-grandchildren, Emilio and Mya; sisters, Dorothy (Jack) Grice of Eastlake, Ohio and Fannie (the late Joseph) Kaefer of N. Versailles; many nephews; also her 2 beloved cats, Garfield and Smokey. She is preceded in death by her sister, Patricia Yedinak; half brothers and sisters; and grandchildren, Mykaylah Husband and Amanda Zuzak. She loved her family very much and was the best mom in the world who has done her best in taking care of her family and making sure they had what they needed. She also had two Associates degrees, a paralegal from Duffs Career Institute and a Medical Assistant through Career Training Academic.
Remembrances in Maxine’s name may be made to The American Diabetes Association, PO Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215 or Jamie’s Dream Team, 4617 Walnut Street, McKeesport, PA 15132 or to her grandsons, Connor and Glenn Husband, Jr.
A family gathering and service was held on Friday, May 8, 2020 at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177) with Pastor Sang officiating. Burial followed in Cumberland, Maryland. There will be a future celebration of Maxine’s life as well.
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Originally published May 09, 2020.