Francis C. "Bubs" Maiers, 79, a life-long area resident, passed away Monday, December 7, 2009 at St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital, Newburgh, NY. Son of the late Frederick E. Maiers and Violette E. Goodenough Maiers, Francis was born December 11, 1929 in Highland Falls, NY.
He was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy having honorably served from 1947-1951. Mr. Maiers later became a bartender at the Hotel Thayer where he worked for 25 years until his retirement.
He is survived by nieces, Sharon, Laura, Deborah, Marlene, Rebecca, Marlene, Diane, Catherine, Priscilla, Robin, a nephew Frederick, and also many grandnieces and grandnephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Frederick, two sisters, Marilyn Culpepper and Muriel Wolbert, a niece Linda, and a nephew, John.
Visitation will be held from 11 am - 1pm Monday, December 14, 2009 at William F. Hogan Funeral Home, 135 Main Street, in Highland Falls. Graveside services will follow at 1:30 PM, Monday, December 14 in Peacedale Cemetery, Highland Falls, with the Rev. Jack Arlotta officiating.