A Veteran mourned: ‘Chas’ Maritz



A Marine Corps officer presents an American flag to Sandy Metzler, the longtime partner of Charles "Chas" Maritz, during his memorial ceremony April 19.

Photos by Lynne Deliman

Father Regis Ryan commemorates the life of Charles “Chas” Maritz during services at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies on April 19. 


McKees Rocks Councilmember Charles “Chas” Maritz died April 11, following a long battle with health issues.


The life of the former VFW Commander and retired firefighter was honored by friends, family and former colleagues gathered in Cecil Township, Washington County on April 19.


A Vietnam War veteran, Maritz was honored with a military burial at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.



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