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 Maurice William Ranney

Maurice William Ranney

Birth
New York, USA
Death 7 Nov 2012 (aged 78)
Burial Beaufort, Beaufort County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 100499054 · View Source
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M. William Ranney Maurice William (Bill) Ranney, of Long Cove Plantation on Hilton Head Island went to be with the Lord Wednesday, November 7, 2012. Born in Buffalo, NY on January 13, 1934. Bill's high school years in Silver Creek, NY, attended Niagara University and received his Doctorate of Chemistry from Fordham University. He received the Good Conduct Medal for his service in the US Army. He was the president of Union Carbide, South East Asia, with residence in Tokyo, Japan for 26 years. During his career he wrote numerous scientific books, some used as textbooks in universities. Bill was also an inventor and held numerous scientific patents. He was recognized by Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the World. Bill was an active member of the International Correspondent Club in Tokyo and International House of Japan. Bill is survived by his wife, Elisa; 4 children, William Ranney and his wife Beth of Southampton, NJ, Linda Ranney of Sonoma, CA, Laurel Ranney-Rogus and husband Joseph of Toms River, NJ and James Ranney of Toms River, NJ; 5 grandchildren, Miguel, Nicolas, Kyle, Catherine and Kelilyn. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Elisa Chiriboga Rodrigues and his brother, Richard Ranney. A Mass of Christian burial will be Tuesday, November 13 at 10:30 am at St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church, 45 Beach City Road, Hilton Head, with Monsignor Martin Laughlin as Celebrant. A reception will follow the Mass at the Fellowship Hall at St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church. Burial will be at 2 pm at Beaufort National Cemetery with Military Honors with William Rathman officiating. Donations will be appreciated to the American Cancer Society on behalf of liver and pancreatic cancer. The Island Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements. Online at www.theislandfuneralhome.com.

Published in The Island Packet from November 11 to December 11, 2012


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  • Added: 10 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100499054
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maurice William Ranney (13 Jan 1934–7 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100499054, citing Beaufort National Cemetery, Beaufort, Beaufort County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by earthandsky1 (contributor 46952199) .