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Maurice S. Davis WATERBURY CENTER — Maurice S. Davis, 93, a longtime dairy farmer and resident of Waterbury, passed away at the Barre Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center on Sunday evening, Jan. 27, 2019. Born in Montpelier on Jan. 8, 1926, he was the son of the late Clayton and Jennie (Riggs) Davis. On June 5, 1954, he married the former Mary A. Dibbell in Waterbury Center. Mary predeceased Maurice on April 26, 1999. Maurice was a 1944 graduate of Waterbury High School and worked on the family dairy farm throughout his life, retiring in 2006. His memberships included the Waterbury Area Senior Citizens, the Farm Bureau and the Waterbury Center Community Church. In his leisure time, he enjoyed traveling Vermont’s back roads, a good book and doing a variety of puzzles. Maurice is survived by his sons Mark Davis and wife Maureen, of Waterbury, Stephen Davis, of Middlesex; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; a sister, Janet Ferguson, of Winooski; and his loving companion, Lorna Payne, of Berlin. Maurice was also predeceased by a grandson, Jacob Davis. Graveside services will be held from the Maple Street Cemetery in Waterbury Center on a date and time to be announced this spring. For those who wish, memorial gifts would be appreciated to the Waterbury Center Community Church, P.O. Box 216, Waterbury Center, VT 05677. Assisting the family is the Perkins-Parker Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Waterbury. To send online condolences, please visit www.perkinsparker.com or the funeral home Facebook page.

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