Maureen D. Black

March 29, 1939 - July 26, 2023

03/29/1939 - 07/26/2023

Past Services

Visitation
Wednesday August 02, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home – Denbigh Chapel
12893 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA 23608
(757) 874-4200 | Directions
Funeral Service
Friday August 04, 2023
11:00 am
St Jerome Catholic Church
116 Denbigh Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23608
(757) 877-5021 | Directions
Cemetery
Friday August 04, 2023
3:00 pm
Peninsula Memorial Park
12750 Warwick Blvd
Newport News, Virginia 23606
Directions

Maureen D. Black, 84, originally of Jersey City, NJ passed into God’s hand on July 26th, 2023. Maureen dedicated her life to the service of others. She joined the Order of Sister’s of Charity, Convent Station in 1953, where she graduated from the College of St. Elizabeth. She later joined the Women’s Army Corp in 1974 where she served as a councelor to military families and inmates. Following retirement from the Army, she continued to serve her local community through various volunteer activities along with her Catholic ministries. She will be forever remembered and greatly missed by her family and many friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Sisters of Charity, Convent Station, NJ

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D'Silva Family
8 months ago

Maureen was one of God’s angel on earth. She radiated positive energy to everyone around her. Even the folks who knew her ones will know the love and affection she had for others. She was generous and always remembered others’ important occasions. She had a sense of humor and was able to connect with folks without age barrier. Her smile always gave everyone a sense of feeling to let go off the burdens and trust in the light of God. She was a devoted servant to God and His loving people. She was a role model for many. My family knew Marueen through our late uncle Fr. D’Silva. Even when her health was failing she took a long trip to attend his funeral on July 14 in NC. We enjoyed the time spent with her when she visited India to attend my brother’s wedding. We also took a trip to visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Health in Velankanni in India. May Maureen’s soul rest in peace in the hands of the Lord. May God bless and give strength to Maureen’s family and loved ones in this difficult time.

Sister Bernard Magill, OSF
8 months ago

Maureen was such a dear person…a true friend for many years. Her Irish wit and her strong love of service to so many people was her gift to each of us. I will miss her dearly, but I know that her spirit will be with us each time a patient receives communion at Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital. Her desire to lovingly prepare the altar for Mass was so evident. “Maureen, may Jesus hold you in the Palm of His hand and love you for all eternity.” We will always love you…
Sister Bernard Magill, OSF
Director of Mission at Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital
Newport News, VA

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
8 months ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,

 May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Maureen D. Black, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

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and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Maureen D. Black, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †