James G. “Jim” Maullar, 69, of Dover, died Sunday, July 29, 2018 in Community Hospice House at New Philadelphia following a lengthy illness.

A son of the late James Byron and Kathryn Elizabeth (Wilson) Maullar, Jim was born March 1, 1949 at Canton, Ohio.

He was a 1967 graduate of Jackson High School and also graduated from Kent State University. Jim was a local artist who had a true passion for the arts. He was a member of the Tuscarawas County Art Guild, where he formerly served as the president and treasurer.

He is survived by his wife, Judith M. (Schneider) Maullar whom he married on March 30, 1985 at Louisville, Ohio; a son, Christian (Katie) Schneider of Kent; two daughters, Kaitlin (Jason) Pfalzgraf of Canton and Stephanie Maullar of Dover; two granddaughters, Kylie and Lauren Schneider; a sister, Marci Maullar of Manhattan, Kansas.

In keeping with Jim’s wishes, services will be private and cremation will take place through the care of the Geib Funeral Center at Dover.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Jim’s memory to Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663 or to the Tuscarawas County Art Guild, PO Box 463, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.

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