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Maurice J. Van Dorp, Jr.

February 19, 1924 ~ February 28, 2018 (age 94)

Maurice Van Dorp, Jr., age 94 of Rossford, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at the Eleanor Jennings Adult Family Home.  He was born on February 19, 1924 to Maurice and Marian (Rogers) Van Dorp, Sr. in Maumee Ohio.

Maurice proudly served his country during WWII in the US Marines where he was stationed in Okinawa from 1942 – 1946.    He was a parishioner of All Saints Catholic Church a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 5139, the Rossford VFW #6409 where he was one of the oldest living members and the Maumee American Legion Post 320.    Maurice was an avid golfer at Tanglewood Golf Course where he was president of his league for many years.  He also enjoyed working in his flower garden and spending time with his family.  

Surviving are his sons, Daniel (Keverne) Van Dorp, Morrie (Susan) Van Dorp and Ronald Van Dorp; grandchildren, Neely (Jack) Van Dorp-Vaughn, Alex Van Dorp and Molli (Ken) Silliman; great-grandchildren, Jasper and Glesni Vaughn and Taylor and Tristyn Silliman; brother in-law, John (Gerry) Laganik.  Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.

Maurice was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Lucille of 66 years who passed in May of 2017; siblings, Earl Van Dorp, Marcia Armbruster and Julia Van Dorp.

Family and friends may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Rd on Sunday, March 4, 2018 from 4 pm to 8 pm.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, March 5, 2018 at 10 am at All Saints Catholic Church 628 Lime City Rd. Rossford, OH 43460 where the family will greet guest beginning at 9 am in the church narthex.  Interment will follow at Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg.  Memorial contributions in Maurice’s memory may be directed to All Saints Catholic Church or the charity of the donor’s choice. The family would like to thank Hospice of Northwest Ohio and Eleanor Jennings Adult family Home for the special care shown to Maurice. 

Donations may be made to:

All Saints Catholic Church
628 Lime City Rd., Rossford OH 43460

Charity of the Donor's Choice

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