Michael O. “Ort” Maynard

August 23, 1954 ~ February 4, 2024 (age 69) 69 Years Old

Michael Maynard Obituary

ELDRED — Michael O. “Ort” Maynard, 69, of Route 446 passed away Sunday (Feb. 4, 2024) at St. Vincent Hospital, Erie, following a brief illness.

Born Aug. 23, 1954, in Olean, N.Y., he was the son of the late Orton and Peggy Manning Maynard.

Ort was a lifelong resident of Eldred, and had worked at the former Ball Foster Glass Plant, the Gold Eagle Hotel and VFW Post 2092 of Eldred. He was a social member of VFW Post 2092 of Eldred and American Legion Post 887 of Eldred, and was a prior officer for Sons of the American Legion.

He annually attended the Erie County Fair in Hamburg, N.Y., was an avid video game player and also enjoyed going fishing.

Surviving are his partner of many years, Anne Bennett of Eldred; one son, Nickolas Maynard of Nashville, T.N.; two stepdaughters; Stephanie (Joe Benson) Moyer of Warren and Rachel (Samuel) Triplett of Eldred; one sister, Sue Rounsville of Eldred; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Orton Maynard on May 14, 2023, and Peggy Maynard on Nov. 7, 2023; his first wife; one brother-in-law, Dale Rounsville in 2022; and one stepdaughter.

A Celebration of Life will be held 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 18, 2024)at the Eldred Borough Fire Hall.

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Celebration of Life
February 18, 2024

2:00 PM
Eldred Borough Fire Department

Eldred, Pennsylvania 16731


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