William R.'s Story
William R. Moore, 82, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away peacefully in Ormond Beach, FL on January 31, 2017 after a lengthy illness. Born in Indiana, PA on February 10, 1934 to the late William and Erma (Russell) Moore.
He was a 1952 graduate of Niagara Falls High School, served in the US Army from 1956-1958, retired from Carborundum Abrasives in 1996 after 44 years of service. He was a member of the 100 Club, LaSalle Sportsmen's Club, Niagara Falls BOCCE League. He loved the outdoors, was an avid fisherman, hunter and could always be found with a book in his hand. "A tell it as he saw it kind of guy."
Survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Lily E. (Bowman) Moore; daughters, Cynthia (Michael) Thompson of Westerville, OH, Susan Reele of Niagara Falls, NY; six grandchildren, Michael (Katie) Thompson, Sarah Reele, Kate (Elkie Burnside) Thompson, AJ (Caitlyn) Thompson, Samantha (Michael) Brekke, Ruth Ann (Alisha) Thompson and four great-grandchildren, Declan, Caroline, Reese and Wesleigh Thompson; several cousins, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a brother, H. Thomas (June) Moore; a sister, Patricia (Donald) Cantara; and son-in-law, David (Susan) Reele.
A Memorial Service will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to American Diabetes Association, American Heart Assosication, American Kidney Foundation or a charity of one's choice.
Published on February 7, 2017