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Maurice Dillon

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Maurice Dillon, 34, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Friday, Sept. 18, 2020.

Born in Scranton, he was the first born son of Joanne Wyman; father, Vertis Dillon. As a Scranton native, Maurice went to school through the Scranton public school district. After high school, he attended Lackawanna College. At 5 years old, he began playing football and finished his journey with the minor league football team, Electric City Chargers. He worked as a traffic controller for Flagger Force, enjoyed creating music and spending times with family and friends.

Maurice was preceded in death by his grandparents, Sam and Hattie Wyman; his uncle, Robert Miles; cousins, Jason Whitlock, Nicosia Miles and Denise Weichman.

Maurice was a loving father to his four children, Khalil Kendricks; Chance and Aaliyah Dillon; and Mariah Dietrick. Also surviving are two brothers, Henry Charles Calhoun and Vertis Dillon Jr.; sisters, Chantelle Calhoun, Chevon and Devona Dillon.

A viewing service will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday in Community Worship Bible Church, 1019 Wood St., Scranton, for family and friends. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in the church. All are welcomed to attend.

Through the compassionate decision to help others, the family decided to provide life enhancing tissue, bone and cornea donation to the Gift of Life Donor Program.

Arrangements are by McGoff-Hughes Funeral Home Inc., 1401 Capouse Ave., Scranton.

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