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Maurice Doubleday Senior Obituary

September 23, 2013

Maurice C. Doubleday Sr., 74, West Milton

— WEST MILTON — Maurice C. Doubleday Sr., 74, of Datesman Village, passed away on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at the Milton Health and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born May 4, 1939, in Boston, Mass., the son of the late Frank C. and Dorothy (Gribbon) Doubleday. On Feb. 17, 1961, he married the former Carol Mitchell, who survives.

Maurice graduated from Malden Vocational School in Massachusetts in 1958.

He worked many jobs, the last as a professional driver for Fleetwood Homes.

Maurice was always helping someone. He worked with special needs people and did missionary work with Cherokee Indians in North Carolina.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Veronica Walsh, of Laconia, N.H.; one sister, Marie Doubleday, of Massachusetts; five grandchildren, Emily, Marley, Isabel and Satchel Doubleday and Keith Nason; and two great-granddaughters, Jennifer and Samantha Nason.

Maurice was preceded in death by his son, Maurice C. Doubleday Jr.

Following Maurice’s wishes, there will be no services.

In an effort to move Carol back with her family, they are requesting memorials in Maurice’s honor be made payable to the Bank of America and sent to Veronica Walsh, 146B Pleasant St., Laconia, NH 03246.

Arrangements are under the care of the Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N. Front St., Milton.