Maurice L. "Maury" Owen, 95, of Medina, NY, passed away on Monday, November 26, 2012 at North Wing of the Medina Hospital, after a long and productive life. Born on October 28, 1917 in Medina, NY, he was the son of the late Grant and Cora Owen. Maury married the late Helen Grimes, together making their home on Ridge Rd., raising three children.
Since 1940, he has been one of Jehovah's Witnesses, first at the Medina Congregation and then later in Middleport. As a youth, he took a firm, faithful stand as one of Jehovah's Witnesses and has maintained that same faithfulness throughout his life. He worked for many years as a painter, carpenter and lastly worked for Lipton's and Ontario Foods. He was well-known for his vegetable garden.
He is survived by his children, Wayne (Alice) Owen of Lyndonville, NY, Doreen (Robert) Butler of Brooklyn, NY, Daniel Owen of Batavia; and a grandson, Brett Owen.
Relatives and friends may call on Saturday, December 1, 2012 from 1-3 PM at the Middleport Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, 3830 Stone Rd. Middleport, NY 14105 with a memorial talk at 3:00 PM. Memorials may be made in Maurice's name to Middleport Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, 3830 Stone Rd. Middleport, NY 14105 or to Watchtower, 25 Colombia Heights, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Arrangements were entrusted to the Bates & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St., Medina, NY 14103.
Please sign the online register book at www.batesandtuttle.com.