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Maurice M. Epstein

In Loving Memory

12/11/1925 ~ 3/3/2013

Maurice was a life-long resident of Seattle. After graduating from Garfield High School in 1944 he enlisted in the army where he served in Japan and Korea until 1947. Upon his return he completed his undergraduate studies and law school at the University of Washington, and then married the love of his life, Muriel Marsh. Maurice began his legal career with the Washington State Attorney General's office, followed by a transition to private practice with respected friend and partner John Hay. In 1978 he become County Court Commissioner for King County where he served on the bench until retiring in 1995. Throughout his career, Maurice showed all who knew him the importance of always doing what you love.

Maurice (Moe) was the youngest of seven and was preceded in death by his parents Sophie and Samuel Epstein, and his sister, Minnie and brothers Arthur, Irving, Herbert, Leonard, and Sollie. Moe leaves behind his wife Muriel, his two sisters-in-law Irene and Libby, his children Rob (Betsy), Esa (Brian) and his grandchildren Forrest, Maya, Ella, and Isaac; nine nephews Burt (Mozelle), Larry (Jean), Larry (Rosie), Ronnie (Olga), Steve (Charlene), Eugene (Linnea), David (Lorena) Jeff (Kelly) and Jeremy, four nieces Sandy, Francis, Deborah and Rebecca (Rick); and many great-nieces, great-nephews and devoted friends.

Maurice Epstein lived his life to the fullest. He always had a kind word for everyone and will be remembered for his humor and his love. He will be missed very much.

Services will be held Wednesday March 6, 2013 at 2:30 pm at Herzl Memorial Park, 16500 Dayton Ave. N. Seattle 98113. Please make any donations to Jewish Family Service.
Published in The Seattle Times on Mar. 5, 2013
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