Denise Ann (Maas) Erwin beloved mother, sister, aunt and grandmother was born March 29th, 1957 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Shirley and Richard Maas and graduated from Seton High School. She enjoyed the simple things in life - a good cup of coffee, peaceful sunrise, ocean waves, horse kisses, dog snuggles, and cartoons with granddaughter Elisa. Denise had a big personality and kind spirit who made friends easily and often. She loved to laugh, and family gatherings were often joyous and just a bit loud! Denise is survived by her husband Tom Erwin, loving mother of Timothy (Carianne) Rawlings and Adam Rawlings, dear grandmother of Elisa Rawlings, sister of Richard (Carol) Maas, Jim Maas, Teresa (Jim) Wendling, Mary Beth Hinton and Karen (Pat) Fortney, also many nieces and nephews. Family will greet friends Wednesday, October 9 from 10:30 AM until time of Blessing at 12 Noon at the Vitt, Stermer and Anderson Funeral Home 4619 Delhi Pike. Reception will follow the cemetery ceremonies at the Glen Carder Lodge in Delhi Park, 5125 Foley Rd. Cinti, OH 45238. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Arthritis National Research Foundation 5354 E. 2nd St. Suite 201, Long Beach, CA 90803.