Shane Michael Maple, 29, of Pittsburgh, PA, formerly of Toronto, OH, passed away on Thursday, August 27 at his home. He was the son of Shawn R. Maple and Lori J. (Mushrush) Maple (Jeff Lipinski), who survive.
Shane was born in Steubenville, OH on June 5, 1991. He graduated from Toronto High School and served in the United States Marine Corps, participating in the War in Afghanistan and attaining the rank of Corporal. After leaving the service, Shane worked as a logistics clerk at the VA Hospital in Pittsburgh.
Shane had a larger than life personality and made friends wherever he went. He loved Ohio State Buckeyes football and above all enjoyed helping others. Shane was enrolled in classes this fall to pursue a degree in counseling.
In addition to his parents, Shane is survived by his sister Anne E Maple, of Steubenville, brother, Patrick T (Megan) Maple of Toronto, girlfriend Nicole Kireta of East Palestine, a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins, and infant nephew William Oliver Maple who he loved very much.
Friends and family will be received Wednesday evening, September 2, from 3 to 8 PM at the J.E. Foster Funeral Home in Toronto, OH. Please continue to follow social distancing guidelines and the mask mandate while inside the funeral home.
Memorial donations can be made to The Wounded Warriors Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate or The Semper Fi Fund at www.semperfifund.org/donate. If you are a veteran in crisis or having thoughts of suicide, please call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255.
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