Longtime Southold resident Robert Maus died April 23. He was 92.
The son of Elizabeth (Hellthaler) and Christian Maus, Mr. Maus was born July 20, 1923, in the Bronx. He graduated in 1941 from DeWitt Clinton High School in New York City.
On June 20, 1948, he married Gurly (Osterberg) in Queens.
Mr. Maus served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1945, achieving the rank of Aero M2C. He worked as a flight dispatcher for Air France at Kennedy Airport for 25 years.
In 2003, Mr. Maus received The Suffolk Times Person of the Year Reward as a member of the Regina Maris Crew.
Family members said he enjoyed fishing, woodworking, sailing, camping and traveling.
Predeceased by his wife in 2015, he is survived by his sons, James, of Jupiter, Fla., Paul, of Cutchogue, Roy, of North Bellmore and Tom, of Massapequa Park, 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The family will receive visitors Thursday, April 28, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Coster-Heppner Funeral Home in Cutchogue. A funeral service will take place Friday, April 29, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will take place at Calverton National Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to San Simeon by the Sound Adult Day Care Program, 61700 County Road 48, Greenport, NY 11944.