Obituary of Edward T. Moore Sr.
Edward T. (Ed) Moore died of liver failure Thursday afternoon, January 11, 2001, surrounded by his family at the Hospice, Lourdes Hospital, Binghamton. He was predeceased by twin infant sons, Richard and Robert; and his parents, Frank and Elsie Moore of Norwich, N.Y. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Charlotte Smith; five children and their spouses, Jean and Roger Latham, Wakefield, Mass., Edward, Jr. (Ted) and Julie Moore, Marblehead, Mass., Elizabeth Moore and David Porter, Cazenovia, N.Y., Richard Moore, at home; Thomas and Carol Moore, Marblehead, Mass.; two stepdaughters, Melissa McElroy-Elve and Melinda McElroy, Cicero; four grandchildren, Katherine Latham, Edward Moore III (Taylor), Trevor Moore, and Kevin Porter; and many other relatives and dear friends. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Binghamton. He entered the US Navy V-12 program in 1944 at Cornell University and was graduated from Cornell in 1948. He was a Chartered Life Underwriter and worked for the Penn Mutual Life Co. and later, The National Life of Vermont He was a dedicated community volunteer, active in the MS Society and the organ donation program of the National Kidney Foundation. He was president of the Southern Tier Zoological Society and Friends of the Broome County Public Library. He served on the board of the Monday Afternoon Club - Phelps Mansion Foundation, and was a member of the Binghamton Club. He served as president of the Cornell Club of the Southern Tier, where he was very active in fundraising and recruiting. He was appointed to serve for more than a decade as a member of the Cornell University Council in Ithaca, N.Y. He will always be remembered for his booming voice, kind heart, cigars, and loyalty to Cornell University. A Memorial Mass will be offered at St. John the Evangelist Church, Monday at 10 a.m. The family will receive friends at the J.A. McCormack Sons Funeral Home, 141 Main Street, Binghamton, Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, friends may make contributions to Cornell University/CCST Scholarship, c/o Cornell Club of the Southern Tier, 55 Brown Rd., Ithaca, N.Y. 14850, Attn: Jackie Wright, or to the Phelps Mansion Foundation, 191 Court St., Binghamton, N.Y. 13901.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Edward
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at J A McCormack Sons Funeral Home Inc