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Maurice C. D'Hondt

May 11, 1923 April 4, 2019
Maurice C. D'Hondt
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Obituary for Maurice C. D'Hondt

Maurice D’Hondt, age 95, a lifelong Macomb County resident, passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Beaumont Hospital in Troy. Maurice was born May 11, 1923 in Detroit, the son of Cyriel and Bertha (Bruynooghe) D’Hondt. He married Eileen J. Malburg on February 19, 1949 at St Lawrence Catholic Church in Utica, Michigan. Maurice was a lifelong farmer and also was employed outside of the farm, but farming was his passion. Along with his family, he truck gardened at his farms and was one of the last farmers to raise hot house rhubarb. His hobbies included watching his Detroit Tigers and cutting his grass. He was the oldest member of the Knights of Columbus, Council # 2950 of St Lawrence Catholic Church in Utica and a current member of St Clement Catholic Church in Romeo.
Maurice is survived by his wife Eileen of Washington Township, children: Dennis (Marietta) D’Hondt of Washington Township, Janet (Don) VanHoutte of Armada Township and Carolyn Hessell (Thomas Hancock) of Washington Township. Also survived by grandchildren Marie, Don, Mary, Michael, Marc, Kyle, Kelly, and Ciara along with 17 great grandchildren. Maurice was preceded in death by his grandson Ben.

Funeral services will take place on Saturday, April 6 at 10 AM at St Clement Catholic Church of Romeo. Visitation will be at the Henry M. Malburg Funeral Home of Romeo on Friday from 1-8 PM with a 7 PM Rosary. Donations to Rising Star Academy would be appreciated.

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1:00 PM 4/5/2019 1:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/5/2019 8:00:00 PM
Henry M. Malburg Funeral Home

11280 32 Mile Road
Romeo, MI 48065

Rosary at 7pm on Friday evening at the Henry M. Malburg Funeral Home

Henry M. Malburg Funeral Home
11280 32 Mile Road Romeo 48065 MI
United States





10:00 AM 4/6/2019 10:00:00 AM
St Clement Catholic Church

343 S. Main
Romeo, MI 48065

St Clement Catholic Church
343 S. Main Romeo 48065 MI
United States

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