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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 www.woodlawngroup.com to leave a message of comfort for the family.