Obituary of Maurice Theodore Daisey
Maurice Theodore Daisey, 87, of Gumboro passed away peacefully on September 30, 2020 in the loving care of the Manor House in Seaford Delaware. Maurice was born on May 22, 1933 to Lester and Florence Daisey also of Gumboro, he married Constance Baker on June 27, 1953 and together they raised three children. Maurice was a pillar of the Gumboro Community, having been an owner and operator of Daisey Farms where he worked along side his son and grandson. He was a member of Gumboro Methodist Church in his earlier years and Bayshore Community Church in recent years, he was devoted to the church and serving the Lord. He was a charter member of the Gumboro Vol. Fire Company and rendered 65 years of service, for which he was recently honored. In addition, he served as a Director with the Sussex Soil Conservation District and helped his wife Connie with the Gumboro General Store and Cross Country Antiques, they enjoyed many trips together gathering items for their business. He was beloved in the community, and will be greatly missed.
Maurice is survived by his wife, Connie and their children: Michael M. Daisey (Vickie) of Millsboro; Michele Vernon (Steve) of Quantico, MD; and Melanie Hudson (Mark) of Georgetown, DE and his seven grandchildren: Steven; Brian; Amy; Jessica: Rebecca; Samantha; and Nicholas. He was also a grandfather to his six great grandchildren: Megan; Jackson; Justin; Cahya; Giordano; Giana, and Richard. Maurice leaves behind many friends, fellow fire company associates, and so many whose lives he touched throughout his 87 years. He will as well be missed by his faithful canine companion “Ginger.”
Due to the COVID concerns, a funeral service was held privately on October 5, 2020, with interment following in the Millsboro Cemetery. Pastor Danny Tice of Bayshore Community Church officiated.
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