James L. Maitland, age 76 of Upland, PA, passed away on December 23, 2021 at Riddle Memorial Hospital. Born to the late James W. and Brenna Mae Sommers Maitland, in Chester, PA, James resided for the past 30 years in Upland, PA, previously residing in Eastern Shore, MD. James currently worked for Murphy Ford, and previously was a truck driver, hauling heavy equipment. He was a member of the Upland Fire Co., Parkside Fire Co., Rock Hall Fire Co., and served as the Captain of Fire Police. In his spare time he enjoyed paranormal investigations with his best friend, Steven Edwards, was a Baltimore Ravens football fan, and loved riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle. A veteran, Jim served his country as a Veteran in the US Air Force. He is survived by his wife of 15 years, Eleanor "Sam" Maitland, 3 children, James (Jennifer) Maitland, Michael (Jennifer) Maitland, and Kevin (Linda) Maitland, and a step-daughter, Stephanie (Richard) Bauer, grandchildren, Ashley, Ryan, Andrew, Ciara, Jason, Jasmine, Darian and Kristie, and 2 great-grandchildren, Marilyn and John. Funeral services wil be held on Friday, January 7th at 6:00pm at the Upland Baptist Church, Upland, PA. Donations in his memory may be made to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (www.firehero.org). Online condolences may be made by visiting www.paganofuneralhome.com.