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Hugh C. Moore

Mr. Hugh C. Moore, age 84, a guest at Valley View Home and a former Tyrone resident, died Monday, June 23, 2008 at 3 a.m. at the home. He was born June 19, 1924 in Sandy Ridge, the son of Ira and Ada Kennedy Moore, and on December 22, 1946 he was married to Hilda Napier who survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Donald (Debra) of Jackson, MI, Wayne (Judy) of Port Isabel, TX and Douglas (Penny) of Three Bridge, NJ, and five grandchildren – Carrie Wilson, Rebecca and Courtney Moore and Kimberly and Donald Moore, and three great-grandchildren.
Mr. Moore is survived by the following brothers and sisters – Boyd W. Moore, Laura Christine, Norma Rice and Iona McCahan, all of Tyrone, and Ira Moore, Kenmore, NY, Viola Lohr, Garrett, PA and Mary Louise Sudik of Niles, OH.
He was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.
Mr. Moore was a veteran of service in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a graduate of Philipsburg High School and of Berkley Business School where he received an Associate Degree. He had been employed by the Tyrone Area School District as a custodian. He was a member of F&AM Lodge No. 494, had served as Worthy Patron of the Eastern Star Tyrone Chapter No. 288 and as the Grand Sentinel of Eastern Star for Pennsylvania. He particularly enjoyed gardening and loved his family.
Funeral service for Hugh C. Moore will be Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 2 p.m. at the Richard H. Searer Funeral Home Inc. with Richard McCahan officiating. Interment will follow in Blair Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from 1 p.m. Wednesday until the time of service.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the Evangelical Baptist Church, 183 Logan Street, Osceola Mills, PA 16666.