April 10, 1963
Sonar Field Engineer
Maurice Frank Jaquay was born on May 18, 1936, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lucius Barnes Jaquay. A native of Norwich, N.Y., he was graduated from public schools there, and attended Miami University at Oxford, Ohio, for 2 years.
In November 1955, Maurice enlisted in the naval service and served aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Tarawa (CVS 40), until his honorable discharge in November 1959.
He then joined the General Electric Co., in Syracuse, N.Y., where he remained until July 1961. He then accepted a poition with the electronic services operation of the Raytheon Co. of Burlington, Mass., where he was engaged in sonar equipment field engineering. At Ratheon, Maurice was considered a brillian sonar engineer. Although Maurice was a member of Raytheon's electronic services operation, he was on temporary duty with the Submarine Signal Division. His mission aboard the U.S.S. Thresher (SSN 593), was to service sonar equipment during her test period.
Maurice is survived by his wife, Carol Boyle Jaquay; two children, Hope
Elizabeth, and Maurice Frank, Jr., who with their mother reside in Cumberland,
R.I. He also leaves his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lucius B. Jaquay, and a sister,
Mrs. Gerald P. LaShomb of Camillus, N.Y.