Maurice “Maury” Cubberley, 94 years old, of Lombard, passed away on June 2nd, 2022.
Maurice was born to Maurice Albert Cubberley Sr. and Edith May, nee Cummings, on May 26th, 1928. He was the beloved husband of Muriel, nee Danser; loving father of Raymond (Kathleen) Cubberley of Indiana, Kenneth Cubberley of Lombard, Bruce (Yvonne) Cubberley of Seymour and Freeport, and James (Karen) Cubberley of Wheaton; dear grandfather of Kara (Richard) Higginbothan of Buffalo Grove, Thomas (Emily) of Indiana, Phillip of St. Charles, Joshua of Seymour, Timothy of Seymour, Samuel of St. Charles, Katelyn of Wheaton. Maurice was preceded in death by one sister, Thelma Benton, one brother, Harry, and by one daughter, Joyce Lynn, who died in infancy.
Maurice served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He graduated from Western Maryland College (now McDaniel College) with a BS in biology in 1951. He had been a Lombard resident since 1965, and volunteered his time over the years with the Boy Scouts as a Scoutmaster, as well as Meals on Wheels, the Morton Arboretum, and the Brookfield Zoo. He was also an avid square dancer.
A Funeral Service for Maurice will be held on Thursday, June 9th, at 4:00 PM, followed by a Visitation until 9:00 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St, Lombard. A later Interment will be held at Forest Hill Cemetery, Glen Ellyn.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Brookfield Zoo, Chicago Zoological Society (Attn: Denise L. Bartolotta) 3300 Golf Rd, Brookfield IL 60513, would be appreciated.
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Brookfield Zoo, Chicago Zoological Society (Attn: Denise L. Bartolotta)
3300 Golf Rd., Brookfield IL 60513