In Memory

Maurice Clifford - Class Of 1943

Maurice F. Clifford, 51, 322 E. Monroe St., Delphi, died Tues., May 17, 1977, at 3:15 a.m. in St. Elizabeth Hospital where he had been a patient three weeks following a short illness. Born Nov. 1,1925, at Delphi, he was the son of James A. and Helen McKay Clifford. He was married Feb. 20, 1950, in Delphi to Mary Hedde. He was a broker with Heinold Commodities a t the Rensselaer office and a partner in the former Clifford Clothing Store in Delphi. Mr. Clifford was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, V.F.W. No. 9383 and past commander of Harry Bohannon Post 75, American Legion, all of Delphi, and Voituer Forty & Eight of Lafayette. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict. Surviving with the widow are two daughters, Mrs. William (Madonna Ann) Albee of Monticello and Rita Jane Clifford of Lafayette; three sons, Patrick Hedde Clifford and David Maurice Clifford, both of Delphi, and Timothy John Clifford, student at Vincennes University; five sisters, Marjorie Clifford of Delphi; Mrs. Francis (Dorothy Ann) Lidester of Lafayette, Mrs. Mary P. Christie of Indianapolis, Joan Clifford of Marina Del Ray, Calif., and Mrs. Robert (Helen) Bernard of Sacramento, Calif., and one grandson. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Jack and Dick Clifford. Funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in St. Josephs Catholic Church in Delphi with the Rev. Ambrose Ziegler, Rev. David Clifford and Rev. Kent Hajduk officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery with full military graveside rites. Friends may call today, Wednesday, from 2 to 9 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home where Rosary services will be at 8 p.m.

Carroll County Comet, Wed., May 18, 1977