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Maurice V. Niay



Maurice V. Niay of Watertown passed away on Monday, Sept. 28, 2009, at Golden LivingCenter in Watertown.


Maurice was born in Reims, France, the son of Alfred and Harriette Marie (Francart) Niay.He served in the French Army and was a prisoner of war in Germany for five years during World War II.


He married the former Jacqueline Patey at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Honfleur, France.Maurice had been a maitre dí and chef in Monte Carlo.He was a member of St. Bernardís Catholic Church.


Survivors include his wife, Jacqueline; their sons, Jacques (Bonnie) of Sussex, Alan (Mary Jayne) of Watertown, Michael of Sheboygan and Bernard of Watertown; six grandchildren, Deanne, Andrew, Michele (Brian) Munzel, Aaron, Bradley and Cordell; two great-grandchildren, Evan James Munzel and Austin Alan Munzel; two sisters, Suzanne Rouen and Fernande Callay; and a brother, Robert.


He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Albert.


A family service has been held at Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home and Cremation Service with Father Brian Wilk of St. Bernardís Catholic Church officiating.Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery.


Memorials to St. Bernardís School would be appreciated.


Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home and Cremation Service 500 Welsh Road Watertown




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