Charles E. Maschino, 91 was involved in his community and union
Charles Edward Maschino, 91, of Seymour died Thursday, January 11, 2018, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus.
Funeral Mass was at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Seymour Monday, January 15, 2018, with Father Dan Staublin officiating assisted by Deacon Mike East. Burial followed at St. Ambrose Catholic Cemetery with full military graveside rites conducted by VFW Post 1925, American Legion Post 89, Disabled Veterans 47, Korean and Vietnam Veterans, all of Seymour. Voss & Sons Funeral Service in Seymour was entrusted with arrangements.
Mr. Maschino, a 1944 graduate of Hayden High School, was a veteran of the U.S. Army where he was part of rebuilding Japan after WW II. He retired as a brick mason after 50 years. Mr. Maschino volunteered to help build the blacksmith shop and the community center, both in Hayden. He was a member of Knights of Columbus, Catholic League, MaryKnoll, Heritage Foundation, The Brick Layers Association and was a former vice president of the Brick Layers Local 25 in Indiana of which he was a member for 69 years.
Born October 15, 1926, in Jennings County, Mr. Maschino was the son of Anna Mary Gerth and Carl William Maschino. He married Phyllis Irene Beesley.
Survivors include his children, Charlotte (Chris) Perry, Mary (Malcolm) Smith, Tex Anna (Ed) Wayt, Charles (Rebecca) and Edward (Terry Marksberry) Maschino, and Rebecca (Johnny Brasington) Ritz; grandchildren, Christopher (Madonna), Sarah (Josh Guibault), and Jerry (Jordan) Smith, Travis (Jodi) Cooley, Benjamin (Mel) and Ashley Wayt, Matthew, Brian, Ed II, and Joshua Maschino, Brandy (Juan) Mansuetti, and Tristan Ritz; 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Ann (Guy) Gustin; and a brother, Dale Joseph (Ellender) Maschino.
Mr. Maschino was preceded in death by his parents; son, Fred Maschino; and brothers, Louis, Donald, and Gilbert Maschino.
Memorials may be written to St. Ambrose Catholic Church or Hayden Historical Museum, c/o the funeral home.