, Port Arthur, Texas

October 7, 2012

Maurice “Moe” Hardy Eaton, Jr.

PORT ARTHUR — Maurice “Moe” Hardy Eaton, Jr., 69, of Nederland passed away on October 3, 2012 at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas. He was born on August 31, 1943 in Castine, Maine to the late Maurice Hardy Eaton, Sr. and Emma Gertrude Eaton. He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Nederland and for many years he drove a paper route.

Funeral services will be held at Melancon’s Funeral Home, 1605 Ave H in Nederland on Monday, October 8, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. with Father Dan Malain officiating. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens of Jefferson County in Nederland. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Sunday, October 7, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Maurice is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his brother, Harris Eaton and wife, Pam of Nederland; sister, Candace Moraczewski and husband Jerry of Cedarville, Pennsylvania; 6 nieces; one nephew; and 10 great nieces and nephews.

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