Maurice E. Park
Mr. Maurice E. Park, age 77, of Calvin, PA, formerly of Newark, DE, passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2011, in Huntingdon, PA.
Born in Huntindgon, PA, on December 4, 1933, Mr. Park made his career as a chemical engineer and was employed with General Chemical in Claymont, DE, until his retirement. An avid and knowledgeable outdoorsman, he greatly enjoyed camping on the Indian River, fishing, and deer hunting on his property in Pennsylvania.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Florence and Chester Park, son, Edward D. Park, and siblings, Paul Park, Betty Stever, Helen Glunt, and Edwin Park. He is survived by his beloved wife, Rachel A. Taylor Park; children, Janice A. Bonsall (John) of Calvin, PA, Eunice L. Rhoades of Newark, DE, Jackie L. Cox (Clarence) of Elkton, MD, Jeff P. Park (Cindy) of Hockessin, DE, James M. Park (Patricia) of Newark, DE, Tom M. Park of Calvin, PA, and Debbie E. Edwards (Gordon) of Newark, DE; 15 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; siblings, Mary Quarry of Mapleton, PA, Jesse Park of Mapleton Depot, PA, Beatrice Carson of Hagerstown, MD, William Park of Orrstown, PA, Robert Park of Doylestown, PA, and Peggy Waite of Mapleton Depot, PA; sister-in-law, Barbara Park of Huntingdon, PA; brother-in-law, John Stever of Altoona, PA; brother-in-law, Dale Glunt of Shade Gap, PA; and sister-in-law, Marie Park of New Castle, DE.
Visitation will be held from 6 pm to 8 pm on Monday, October 3, 2011, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, October 4, 2011, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.