john moore
John C. Moore, 88, of Weirton, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 29, 2012 at his home surrounded by his family. Born December 11, 1923 in Benwood, WV, a son of the late Anthony C. and Cora Murphy Moore. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Casagrande Moore who died April 7, 2004; brothers, William, Wayne, Paul, Thomas, Clarence, and Delmar Moore; sisters, Nellie Travers and Jessie Childers; and great-granddaughter, Christina Moore. With 20 years of service, John retired from Weirton Steel, where he worked as a clerk in the Blooming Mill. He was a member of the American Legion Post 10, VFW, Last Man's Club, Fraternal Order of the Moose, and Past President of the PTA in the Old Cove School, and he served on many boards and associations throughout his life. John served as a councilman for the City of Weirton for 34 years representing Ward 3. John was a veteran of WWII serving in the United States Army as a medic. He was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star for his actions at the Battle of the Bulge. John was a very patriotic man and devoted to his country. He also enjoyed working in his garden. He is survived by his sons John C. (Honey) Moore, Jr. of Weirton, Anthony C. Moore of Morrisville, NC, and Barry C. Moore of Weirton; daughters Joan (Gary) Clovis and Debbie (John) Yadrick all of Weirton; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Friends will be received Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV, where funeral services will be celebrated 12PM Wednesday with Pastor Marlin Hawley officiating. Interment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton where military services will be provided by American Legion Firing Squad. Memorial contributions may be made to Salvation Army or the Hancock County Animal Shelter. Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. family of john moore, John was a great counselman for 34 years and will be remembered for that. my thoughts and prayers are with all of you. sincerely, jerry hamill

  2. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this sad time. We remember Johnny very well. May the good times you had together fill your memories.

  3. To the entire John C. Moore Family I send my deepest sympathy and condolences. John was a great part of Weirton history and helped form the city he loved so much into what it is today. John always had a positive attitude towards the survival of Weirton and was willing to help all those he came in contact with. He will be sadly missed by not only the Weirtonians but his family and friends that knew and loved him. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless you all!!!

  4. To the Moore Family; I can say that I have never meet a man who was as dedicated to the City of Weirton as John was. He was a very gracious and kind man to the Burnworth and Wargacki family’s who thought so mutch of him . Our prayers will be with John and his family. Allan Burnworth

  5. My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this time. Rejoice in his life. He was a wonderful man and father

  6. Joan,Im so sorry for your loss will be thinking of you and your family at this time, you are all in my prayers.

  7. John, Honey, Maddie and family. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Our deepest condolences from Karen, Matthew, Mason, Maggie and I.

  8. Dear Barry and the Moore Family, I’m so sorry to read of John’s passing. He was our councilman for years and a very good neighbor. You are all in my prayers at this sad time.

  9. Family of John Moore, I am so sorry to read of your Father’s passing. I remember him always stopping to talk with me. Our parents were friends. I remember the countless times of them visiting each others homes. Bless all of you. I will keep John and your family in my prayers.

  10. Christ is Risen! Mr. Moore was a kind man that loved his visits to our Library. He worked very hard for his Community. May God bless and comfort you.

  11. The thoughts and prayers of our family is with the Moore’s in this time of loss. Red was a great man who always had an eye on the future of the city and those who lived there. He was a great friend to the Bell family who never forgot those who were there for him. God Bless and RIP Red…

  12. Thoughts and prayers to the family, Red will be greatly missed by all who knew him. RIP Red

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