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Maurice John Daniels

May 1, 2024
Kalamazoo, MI




Maurice John Daniels, a beloved husband, dad, grandpa and great grandpa, passed away peacefully in his sleep on April 1, 2024. He was 99 years old.

Maury was born on May 11, 1924, in Saint Mary's, Pennsylvania. In 1943, he enlisted with the U.S. Navy to serve his country during World War II. He became a member of the Seabees, the Navy construction battalion. After the war, Maury returned home and married Maxine "Mickey" Margaret Daniels (Mullaney) on September 22, 1951. Maury and Mickey had 3 children, 10 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Maury is survived by his children, Jude Daniels (Barbara), Mary Jo Wilson (James) and Lucy Haycraft (Michael); his grandchildren, Christopher Daniels (Julie), Rochelle Mumy (Travis), Ashley Archambault (Matthew), Julie McCarthy (Jeffery), Michael DePeau-Wilson (Danielle), Andrew Wilson (Vale), Sean Wilson, Kevin Haycraft, Jude Haycraft and Daniel Haycraft; and his great grandchildren, Christopher, Claire, Presley, Pierson, Garrett, Lyla, Laken, Lincoln, Emmett, Lana, Walker James, Amalia, Livia, and Crue.

Maury was preceded in death by his wife Mickey, his sisters Agatha, Lucy, Marquerite, and his brothers, Sylvester, Ambrose, George, and Joseph.

A memorial service will be held for Maury 11 am on May 18th, 2024, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 939 Charlotte Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI. And it will be followed by a celebration of life luncheon at Father Bart Hall nearby. He will be laid to rest beside his beloved wife in Ft. Custer National Cemetery 10:30 am on May 20, 2024.