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Maurice R Hornbach

December 25, 1935 ~ February 22, 2022 (age 86)


Maurice R. Hornbach, of Harrison, passed away on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, at the age of 86. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on December 25, 1935, to Anthony and Mary (nee Hegarty) Hornbach. On December 27, 1958, Maurice married Marjorie L Gaiser and together they were blessed with one daughter: Maureen.

Maurice served in the U.S. Army.  After the Army, he worked at Partridge Meats for over 20 years.  In 1982, he began a new career at Fernald in the fire and safety department and worked there until his retirement.

He was active in the Crosby Township, serving as a volunteer firefighter and emergency medical technician for 32 years.  He was a member of the Crosby Township Historical Society, Crosby Township Senior Club, and the New Alsace American Legion Post 452.  He also served as a Crosby Township Trustee and an instructor at the American Red Cross.   

Maurice cared about others, especially his family and granddaughters.

Those left to cherish his memory are his devoted daughter: Maureen (Paul) Balent; granddaughters: Emily and Rachel Balent; siblings: Marjorie Miller Wendel and Andy (Fran) Hornbach; and sister-in-law: Hazel (Donald) Feller as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Maurice was preceded in death by his loving wife: Marjorie L. Hornbach; parents: Anthony and Mary Hornbach; siblings: Kathleen Haas, Irene Dickman, and Marie Gillman.

Visitation will be held at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 10010 Carolina Trace Rd, Harrison, Ohio 45030, on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, from 10:00 am until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am. Burial to follow at St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery. 

The family requests memorials to be made to Crosby Township Fire & EMS, Crosby Township Senior Group or St. John the Baptist Church Building Fund. A funeral home representative will be present to help the day of the services. If you are unable to attend, you may mail your memorial to Brater Winter Funeral Home, 201 S. Vine Street, Harrison, Ohio 45030. 

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March 1, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (New)
10010 Carolina Trace Rd
Harrison, OH 45030

Funeral Mass
March 1, 2022

11:00 AM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (New)
10010 Carolina Trace Rd
Harrison, OH 45030

Graveside Service
March 1, 2022

12:30 PM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery
10357 New Biddinger Road
Harrison, OH 45030


St. John the Baptist Catholic Church - Building Fund
508 Park Ave., Harrison OH 45030

Crosby Twp Fire & EMS
9139 Baughman Rd, Harrison OH 45030

Crosby Twp Seniors
8910 Willey Rd, Crosby Twp OH 45030

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