Maria (Schoesser) Maisel

November 12, 1926 ~ September 10, 2022 (age 95)


Los Angeles – Maria Maisel, 95, passed away peacefully on September 10, 2022 in the comfort of her home with her son David by her side in Los Angeles. Born in Karlsbad, Czechoslavakia she is the daughter of the late Oskar and Anastasia (Von Sternberg) Schoesser. Maria spent most of her adult life living in Niskayuna and Clifton Park, New York.

Maria was married to the late Dr. Harvey Maisel for 28 years until his passing in 1987. She was a member of Congregation Gates of Heaven and the Sisterhood as well as being a longtime member of Shaker Ridge Country Club. Throughout her life she enjoyed gardening, golfing, Saratoga horse racing, skiing and scrabble.

Maria is survived by her son, David Maisel; and her brother, Roland. She was predeceased by her husband, Dr. Harvey Maisel; and daughter, Deborah Maisel.

Those looking to remember Maria in a special way can make memorial contributions in her name to The Lupus Foundation of America at

Graveside funeral services for Maria will be held on Thursday September 15, 2022 at 10:00 am at Gates of Heaven Cemetery, 2045 Watt St. in Schenectady. 

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Graveside Service
September 15, 2022

10:00 AM
Gates of Heaven Cemetery
2045 Watt Street
Schenectady, NY 12304

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