Timothy Maher was born in Darien and graduated from Darien High School in 1966, where he played baseball for three years. Tim attended Sacred Heart University for a year and Norwalk Community College (NCC) for two years. At NCC, he was a member of its first baseball team. His business career involved selling auto parts. From 1977 to retirement in 2014, he sold parts for automobiles such as Mercedes, BMW and classic British cars. Tim and his wife Kathleen live in the same house of his childhood in Darien. He is a member of the Bruce Museum, the Astronomy Association of Greenwich and Lifetime Learners in Norwalk. His leisure activities include the Ann Durland Writing Group and the Stained Glass Crafts class at the Darien Senior Center.