Reese in blue hat
Maurice Acey
  • 39 years old
  • Date of birth: Oct 30, 1971
  • Place of birth:
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Date of passing: May 1, 2011
  • Place of passing:
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Let the memory of Maurice be with us forever
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Maurice Acey, 39, born on October 30, 1971 and passed away on May 1, 2011. We will remember him forever.
Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Naomi Jones on 2nd May 2016

"Hi Reese Just want to tell you how much I love you. Bri has grown to a gorgeous girl who takes care of her grandmother and grandfather. Ja iis in school but do not talk to him much. My prayer is that he is growing into a happy young man. We miss you and love you and know that you are at peace."

This tribute was added by Mary anne Smith on 4th May 2015

"God always reminds me of this date - May 1, 2015.  I continue to pray and remember Maurice and entire Acey family along with Deacon Elihu and Rev. Naomi Jones.  The Lord our God continues to be our comforter and strength.  I give tribute and honor to Maurice life and rememberance at this time as Mother's Day also approaches.  We look forward to seeing him again.   In Prayer - Mary Ann Smith"

This tribute was added by Naomi Jones on 1st May 2015

"Hi Maurice just want to say how much. I miss you. I am still trying to keep this family together. I have seen Henry and we talk about it you alot. Spend alot of time with Bri who is d oing well working and hoing to school you would be proud. Ja is finally back on honor roll and looking and acting like you. We all miss but we know God has you in His hand. Love mom and pop pop."

This tribute was added by kim acey on 1st May 2015

"Good morning my's been 4 years and I can still hardly believe that you're gone. It's been rough but we hold onto each other and do our very best to be there for one another. I love you and I hope you're resting in peace."

This tribute was added by Naomi Jones on 30th October 2014

"As I read my Daily Devotions, I thought about my son Maurice whose birthday is today.  We lost Maurice On May 2011 to violence In Philadelphia who we have since, never heard anything about his killer.  However, it is funny how God works.  I had a sudden sadness come over me.  I also had some disappointment in my class I am taking and a lot of illness recently but in this, I did not let the devil get the victory.  I read this devotional and it made me think of others who may be going through the same and hoped this would bless them as it blessed me.
Enjoying Peace in His Presence
I AM WITH YOU.  I AM WITH YO.  I AM WITH YOU.   Heaven’s bells continually peal with that promise of My Presence.  Some people never hear those bells because their minds are earthbound and their hearts are closed to Me.  Others hear the bells only once or twice in their lifetimes, in rare moments of seeking Me above all else.  My desire is that My “sheep” hear My voice continually, for I am the ever- present Shepherd.
Quietness is the classroom where you learn to hear My voice.  Beginners need a quiet place in order to still their minds.  As you advance in this discipline, you gradually learn to carry the stillness with you wherever you go.  When you step back into the mainstream of life, strain to hear those glorious bells: I am with you.  I am with you.  I am with you.
Jeremiah 29:12-13New International Version (NIV)
12 Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you.  13 You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.
John 10:14New International Version (NIV)
14 “I am the good shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me—
John 10:27-28New International Version (NIV)
27 My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me.  28 I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of my hand."

This tribute was added by K Coffie on 2nd May 2014

"Its been three years and my heart still feels connected.  Its hard to breathe when someone you love is taken.  Your family has keep the promise and has taken care of Jaah-Fir and I.  This year I will do my best to reconnect with our baby girl.  Our son is getting stronger each day despite not have you here He enjoys sharing stories about your voice, your laugh, your walk, and your potty mouth.  His is learning how to manage his pain.  Uncle Vencent has stepped in.  I call he comes.  I pray each night that you contiue to watch over our kids.  Until we meet in my sleep rest well baby.  I will be forever in love with you."

This tribute was added by Naomi Jones on 12th May 2013

"Ma misses you! Every day I think about you. Today is mother/s day/  Your children are fine and Briannah will be coming to nursing school with me.  She has grown very pretty and looks just like  you and so does Ja he is so tall and handsome.  I can see his going to be a ladies man. This is the second year of your passing and does not get any easier when I think about it. Love Mom and Butch"

This tribute was added by K Coffie on 30th October 2012

"Hey visit me in my dreams and I hate to wake up. You kiss me and I don't want to wash it off.  When I  wake up I pray to GOD for just a few more moments with you. As I sit up a begin to face the day reality reminds me that your waiting for me.  I hope you heard jaaFir and I prayer to you. We miss and love you. I will keep my promise. Kiss Nancy and Nettie for me. I LOVE YOU"

This tribute was added by Vencent Acey on 30th October 2012

"Whats good 6-9 I hope that you and Auntie r having a good time for your birthday wise we were their with y'all, so have fun an know that I miss u very much. It still hurts knowing that you r gone and we will not see or hear your voice for the holidays so i'm going back to doing my homework an I will talk to u later... Love u much Peace Bro!!!!"

This tribute was added by Julia Wright-Scott on 30th October 2012

"Happy birthday cousin! Kiss my momma for me! Missing yal like crazy but knowing you're in the best place imaginable brings me comfort. The Lord makes no mistakes so I've learned not to question his divine timing, even when it pains us that miss you and love you! Love you!!!!!!"

This tribute was added by Mary anne Smith on 30th October 2012

"Special Tribute to a Special Young Man with a Special Family and Friends, On the Anniversary of your 41st birthday- You are missed and loved.  What a loving family!   May Maurice continue to rest in peace and enjoy the Presence of the Lord.  Thank you Lord for being the God of all comfort.   Mary Ann S."

This tribute was added by Naomi Jones on 30th October 2012

"Happy Birthday  Reese. I love you and Miss you. Your kids and family also miss you.  We all miss you. I still can hear you saying Ma, Ma even as a grown man. No one can ever replace you. Still trying to keep the family together. I miss you and hope you and Nan, Ann and all the rest of the family are having fun with the LORD . Love You Mom."

This tribute was added by Semile Robinson on 24th July 2012

"Can't seem to stomach this,I only learned of this very tragic news today asking how you where! Gonna miss you Ace,much luv my friend"

This tribute was added by Semile Robinson on 24th July 2012

"Hurt about this ,I didn't no until today when I asked about you.Gonna miss a great dude.....Much luv my friend,much luv"

This tribute was added by Mary anne Smith on 20th May 2012

"What a strong and powerful testimony has been left for Maurice's immediate family and the host of relatives and friends who  were in his life.  I pulled the obituary out on May  1, 2012 and read the beautiful life story , poems and pictures again.  The love and presence of GOD was so strong.  REST ON IN PEACE MAURICE!"

This tribute was added by Naomi Jones on 10th May 2012

"Reese Mom misses you. I miss you calling Ma Ma. I am trying to hold us together for the kids sake. No one will ever know what a mother feels when they loose a child.  Only God knows. It brings me comfort to know where you are and that it was not in vain."

This tribute was added by Marcus Wells on 1st May 2012

"To my big cousin Reese, its hard to believe its been a year since you were taken from us, just know that not a week has gone by that I haven't thought about you....Your memory is with me forever! R.I.P til I see you again!"

This tribute was added by kim acey on 1st May 2012

"Reese u will never know just how much we miss u down here...we are
doing our very best t look out for each other but not one day goes by that you are not on our hearts and minds...I love u big brother"

This tribute was added by Lisa Dungee on 1st May 2012

"Heeeeyyyy Reese!  We certainly miss your presence!!!  Gone but definitely not forgotten.  We hold on dearly to your memories.  You will forever be missed!"

This tribute was added by Julia Wright-Scott on 1st May 2012

"A yr has passed, sure feels like just yesterday youU were taken from us. I didnt think it wld still feel so fresh & yet it does. I have my own tributes of U all the time. Ur favorite color blue is everywhere in my life. Clothes that I buy, nail polish I wear, I even have ur blue baseball hat hanging in my room. I wish I cld have preserved the smell of U that it had. Miss u Cuz!!!"

This tribute was added by Marquis Holiday on 10th October 2011

"Reese, I really miss you cousin. Not a day goes by that I don't think to myself that I could use a basketball talk. I even wrote your name on my sneakers :'(. I MISS YOU COUSIN, I'LL ALWAYS LOVE YOU!
--Your little cousin, Marquis..."

This tribute was added by Desiree Arties-Acey on 1st June 2011

"To my brother in law, you will be forever misssed. I will miss being the peacemaker amongst you and your brother. I will especially miss the special request of silverware because you hated plastic. I know you are looking down and smiling on us. Rest"

This tribute was added by Linda Burnette on 26th May 2011

"Ace, I miss you and I'm thowing up the dubs in your honor...I got your family..still looking up expecting you to walk though the door and say "wat's up Ms B..and my favorite was "I'm making sure the universe is aware of my presence", well baby, so am"

This tribute was added by K Coffie on 25th May 2011


This tribute was added by Vencent Acey on 6th May 2011

"To my brother I will miss you very much. Just know that I will be looking out 4 Kesiha, bri and ja 4 u, 4 the rest of my life...
                                  LOVE YOUR BIG BROTHER"

This tribute was added by Julia Wright-Scott on 6th May 2011

"Maurice, Reese, Ace, Pookie, 6-9, Reesie-A-Baby, Son, Father, Man, Brother, Grandson, Cousin, Uncle, Homie, Love, Nephew, whatever you called him............he was LOVED and will be MISSED."

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