TROY - Maurice Hart, 82, of Troy, passed away at 11:32 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at the Troy Care & Rehabilitation Center.
Maurice was born April 3, 1930, in Woodstock, Ontario, Canada, to the late Ernest and Nellie (Brown) Hart.
Maurice married Mary Isobel (Roberts) Hart on Oct. 6, 1951, and after 45 years of marriage she preceded him in death on Sept. 3, 1997.
He also was preceded in death by his brother, Edwin Hart of Woodstock, Ontario, Canada.
Maurice is survived by three sons, Dr. Gregory Hart of Port Clinton, Ohio, Stephen and his wife, Teresa Hart of Dayton, Ohio, and Jeffrey and his wife, Billie Hart of Waynesville, Ohio; four grandchildren, Randy Hart, Kevin Hart, Lauren Hart and Marick Hart; one sister, Irene and her husband, Robert Smith of Chatham, Ontario, Canada; and by his extended family and many good friends.
Maurice graduated from Woodstock High School in Woodstock, Ontario, Canada.
He was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, Troy; and a member of the former Loyal Order of Moose
No. 1044 in Troy; the Oxford Masonic Lodge F & AM No. 76 in Woodstock, Ontario, Canada; and he retired from Dayton Daily News with 17 ½ years of service as a printer.
A funeral service will be at 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home, 1124 W. Main St., Troy, with the Rev. Melody Williams officiating. The family will be receiving family and friends from 4-6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made in memory of Maurice to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, OH 45420.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.fisher-cheneyfuneralhome.com