Norman and Marian Maher, both from the Southside of Chicago, moved their young family to our community in 1973. Establishing roots and making their home where they continue to live. Phil transitioned from Bradley University to Worsham College of Mortuary Science, where he earned his degree and in 1991, became an Illinois Licensed Funeral Director. Julia went on to become a public relations professional while John went on to law school. Today, the three have joined together as a family to operate Phillip A. Maher Funeral Services.