October 5, 1926 — February 3, 2018
Born October 5, 1926. Wanda passed peacefully from this world to the next after a massive stroke at age 91. She passed at the Hospice of St. Mary’s. She was raised in Falling Waters, WV the youngest of 7 and the only member of the family born in a hospital. Working in Washington, DC for the U. S. Government, she met the love of her life, Russell D. Maske, Sr. and married on July 18, 1947. She had 2 sons Russell D. Jr. (deceased) and Lawrence (Larry). Wanda was as comfortable sitting around a table making crafts for the Church Bazaar as she was sitting on a boat fishing or eating crabs on her porch. She loved the beach, she loved boating and most of all she loved her family. She sacrificed anything so that her family was protected and well. Wanda is survived by her husband of 70 years Russell D., her son, Larry, and daughter in law, Patrice, many loving nieces, nephews, grand and great grand nieces and nephews and many loving friends. She was preceded in death by her son, Russell D. Jr, sisters Alberta Faye, Bernice, Fern, Gladys, Juanita and brother Kenneth. Family may visit at 9:30 AM and friends may visit at 10:30 AM on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Gasch’s Funeral Home, P.A., 4739 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville, MD 20781. Service to be held at 12:30 PM with interment to follow at Fort Lincoln Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital or the Hospice of St. Mary’s.