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Maurice H. Delancey
Maurice H. Delancey

Maurice H. Delancey, 86, passed away Oct. 31, 2016. He was born in New York City to the late Alfred and Maude Pontiphlet.

He was a member of Little Creek Naval Base Chapel and was a Master Mason. Maurice proudly served his country for 24 years in the United States Navy as a Signal Man and retired as a Chief. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Annie W. Delancey and daughter Marie Delancey.

Left to cherish his memory are his son, Darryl C. Delancey; daughters, Cheryl Davidson and Gayle Derouen; sister-in-law, Sheila Imobisa (Francis); brother-in-law, Charles Windley (Bernice); eight grandchildren, Darel Davidson, Rhonda Delancey, Gregory Williams, Ebony Williams, Octavia Williams, Dallas Davidson, Davina Edwards (Jonathan) and Adrienne Brown and a host of great grandchildren.

The visitation will be Friday, Nov. 4, from 5-8 p.m. at Woodlawn Funeral Home, 6329 E. Virginia Beach Blvd., Norfolk, Va. The funeral will be held Saturday, November 5, at 1 p.m. at Woodlawn Funeral Home Chapel. Please visit to leave a message of comfort for the family.