Donald E Maurer, 78, passed away Thursday March 27, 2014 in Jacksonville, FL. Donald was born October 22, 1935 to Guy and Katie (Bell) Maurer in Sipesville, PA. He was a retired 20 year veteran of the United States Navy. After retiring from the military he spent 20 years as the owner and operator of D&B upholstery. Donald was a member of Harvest Ministries. Donald will be dearly missed by his loving wife of 57 years Betty Maurer; two sons Jeffrey Maurer (Tina) and Jerry Maurer(Debby); one daughter Debbie Greene (Derek); three brothers Guy Maurer Jr. (Irene), Charles Maurer (Pat), and Dan Maurer; one sister Mary Heist (Bill); two grandsons Ryan Maurer (Amy) and Aaron Maurer (Shelley); three great grandchildren Nicholas, Tyler, and Kenley. Family will receive family and friends 5:00 – 7:00 pm Sunday, March 30, 2014 at Harvest Ministries, 2550 Fouraker Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32210. A funeral service will be held 1:00 pm Monday, March 31, 2014 at Harvest Ministries. Interment will follow the services at Riverside Memorial Park.