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Maxine D. Ling

Ling – Maxine D., 80, Southmont, passed away on November 21, 2018. Born on March 10, 1938 in Johnstown, daughter of Stephen and Irene (Kucera) Topscher. Preceded in death by her parents, and her brother, Stephen. She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, Charles E. Ling; children, Joshua C., Los Angeles, CA and Jessica A., Denver, CO; sister, Agnes, wife of Stephen Sakmar, Johnstown and several nieces and nephews. Maxine was a 1956 graduate of Johnstown Catholic High School. She was employed at Bethlehem Steel as a Key Punch Operator. Maxine was a member of Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church. She enjoyed bowling, crocheting, and cooking. Maxine was a devoted caring mother, who loved her family dearly. At Maxine’s request, there will be no public viewing or service. Private committal will be held at Richland Mausoleum. The family is being served by the Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland. The family suggests contributions be directed to UPMC Medical and Health Science Foundation c/o Mental Health Services, Forbes Tower, Suite 8084, 3600 Forbes Ave. at Meyran Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213, or to donate by phone, please call, (412) 647-3048 in memory of Maxine. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.

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So sorry to hear of Maxine's passing. Our thoughts & prayers are with you.

Sally (Callihan) & Don Shearer Nov 27 2018 12:00 AM

Uncle Bub, Josh, and Jessie,
Our most heartfelt condolences on Aunt Maxine's passing. She was loved by so many and will be missed. Sending our love to you all.

Chad Balon Nov 27 2018 12:00 AM

I have nothing but fond memories of Aunt Maxine, most notably all the family Christmas gatherings growing up.
My deepest sympathy with thought and prayers to Uncle Chuck, Josh & Jessica.

Tom Topscher Nov 26 2018 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy to all of you.

I have a lot of fond memories spent with her.

Rosie (Burkardt) Price Nov 25 2018 12:00 AM