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Frederick J. Moore, 76, of 108 Madison Ave., Ridgway, died, Monday, Nov. 5, 2012.
He was born April 4, 1936, in Emporium, the son of the late Jay P. and Lula N. Chandler Moore. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Louise Shadd Moore.
Mr. Moore had been a Ridgway resident for 35 years and served in the U.S. Air Force in both the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War.
Mr. Moore had been employed at Country Fair, Erich Trucking, Pinecrest Manor, and Industrial Steel and Pipe. He enjoyed reading, fishing, and talking with his many friends.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by eight children, Nada Carr of Kersey, Marsha Meyer of Ridgway, Ellen Bauer of Kersey, John Moore of Ridgway, Jennifer Bobenrieth of St. Marys, Leah Hayden of Oneida, N.Y., Andrea Hill of Warren, and Keith Keister of Sunbury; 15 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren, including Fredie Moore of Ridgway.
He was predeceased by his parents; a son, Scott Keister; a great-grandson, Christopher Meyer; and by two sisters, Evelyn Ostrum and Marjorie Moore.
Friends of Frederick J. Moore will be received at the Meehan-Shilk Funeral Home on Tuesday, Nov.13, 2012 from 6-9 p.m. Military honors will be accorded by the Ridgway Military Burial Detail.
Memorial donations may be made to the Elk County Humane Society, 1029 E. Eschbach Rd., St. Marys, PA 15857; or to the Ridgway Public Library, 329 Center St., Ridgway, PA 15853.