In 2008, Maxine was honored by the Tire Town Chapter, International Association of Administrative Professionals, for 61 years of involvement with the organization. She was a charter member of the Tire Town Chapter, National Secretaries Association. The Tire Town Chapter was chartered August 27, 1946 in Akron. The first meeting was held at the Mayflower Hotel in downtown Akron. The original Charter listed 163 members. Read Harry Liggett's blog post on the occasion of her 2008 recognition as Outstanding Chapter Member.
Maxine's funeral service will be held Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 11:30 a.m. at the Anthony Funeral Home Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz Chapel, 1990 S. Main St. Akron, where friends may call from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Here is her obituary from Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz:
A lovely lady, a true friend, a gentle soul, Merry Maxine Revay quietly slipped away September 17, 2014.
Born in Glenville, West Virginia on November 12, 1922, she lived most of her life in the Akron area. Maxine worked as a legal secretary for many years. She worked at the Akron Beacon Journal as executive secretary, retiring in 1987. She was a founding member of the IAAP-Tiretown Chapter, member and past president of the Women’s City Club and the Portage Lakes Chapter of AARP. She was a long time member of St. John-St. Paul Lutheran Church.
Maxine was preceded in death by parents, Thelma Shadel and Wilford Blake; and husbands, Roy Haas and John Revay. She leaves sister-in-law, Evelyn Wolf; niece, Gloria Wilson; and nephew, Robert Haas.
Funeral service will be held Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. at the Anthony Funeral Home Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz Chapel, 1990 S. Main St. Akron, Ohio 44301 where friends may call from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Pastor Rick Gordon officiating. Interment at Northlawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. John-St. Paul Lutheran Church, 282 W. Bowery St. Akron, Ohio 44307-2598. (Anthony, Akron, 330-724-1281, www.anthonyfh.com)