Maurice Chorney, retired Vice President and General Manager of Northern Shipping Company, died 02/10/13 at the Watermark in Philadelphia. Beloved husband of Pauline "Mickey" (nee Bortnick), father of Lowell Chorney and Helene (Alvin) Shipon, Grandfather of Adam Chorney, Matthew Shipon and Seth (Jamie) Shipon. Great Grandfather of Ella Rose Shipon.
Maurice emigrated to America from Baranowicze, Poland in 1938 at the age of 17. His parents,Genia & Labe Czarny, his younger sister Rywa Czarny and his older sister Berta, her husband Lazar Katzev and their infant child all perished in the Holocaust. Maurice served in the United States Army during World War II.
Graveside services with military honors were held at Montefiore Cemetery in Jenkintown.
Contributions in his memory may be made to: The Hospice and Home Care Foundation 240 Radnor Chester Road Suite 100
Radnor, PA 19087