Richard Michael Mike Maher, 68, of Virginia Beach, Virginia passed away on February 12, 2014, after a brave struggle against cancer. At the time of his passing he was surrounded by his loving children and sweetheart. Mike was preceded in death by his parents Richard D. Dick Maher and Ruby C. Maher, and his brother Daniel C. Maher, all of Virginia Beach. Mr. Maher was born September 29, 1945 in Aurora, IL, was an Air Force and Vietnam war veteran, stock broker, businessman, and well-loved resident of the Chick’s Beach community. He is survived by his sweetheart Mo Zoll of Virginia Beach, daughter Deborah Maher John Franck, son Thomas M. Maher, all of San Diego, CA, sister Susan and brother-in-law Donald F. Neiman of West Des Moines, IA, brother Robert K. and sister-in law Priscilla of Brookfield, WI, brother Patrick J. and sister-in-law Kathy of Delavan, WI, brother James D. of Yardley, PA, and numerous nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life for family and friends will be held on May 1st, 2014; for more information follow or friend facebook.com/michael.maher.54922.