It is with heavy hearts that the Maurer family announces the passing of Erwin August Maurer, loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.
Born in 1933, Erwin spent half of his life in Mount Vernon, NY, and later moved with his wife and daughters to Cos Cob, CT. He was an identical twin, arriving 15 minutes after his brother Carl on Halloween evening.
After serving in the army, Erwin received his degree from RCA Institutes through the GI bill for veterans. He then began work at Sperry Gyroscope in Long Island and eventually took a position at Microphase Corporation in Cos Cob, where he obtained government clearance to work on defense projects. He retired after 38 years and enjoyed time fishing and golfing. Beyond those interests, he loved the Giants, college football, the Mets, his Siberian Husky Shana, and any topics related to WWII. He proudly wore his U.S. Army Veteran baseball cap wherever he went and loved it when people acknowledged his time served. Above all, Erwin was a family man who enjoyed holidays, attending his grandkids’ events, and happily volunteering for Dunkin’ coffee runs during impromptu visits.
He is survived by his wife, Corrine, a true partner of 63 years, his daughters Nancy Schneider (Jim), and Susan Maurer of Fairfield, CT, his grandchildren Allison Schneider Bradley (Steve), Christine Schneider, Jennifer Schneider, Robert Mudd, and Cameron Mudd. He was also able to celebrate the arrival of his first great granddaughter, Vivienne Bradley, born in September. He was predeceased by his parents Karl and Marie (Dreher) Maurer, his brother Carl Maurer and his sister Anne Hoyt.
A mass will be held on Tuesday, November 14 at 10:00am, at St. Mary Church, 178 Greenwich Ave, Greenwich, CT. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Wounded Warrior Project.