LISBON -- Funeral services for Michael A. Moore, age 70, of Church Street, will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday (May 24, 2018) with military honors at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Rev. Walter Smith officiating. His place of rest will be at Foxwood Memorial Park.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday from 4:00-8:00 pm at the funeral home, with a Masonic ritual taking place at 7:00 pm. Mr. Moore passed away at his home on Monday (May 21, 2018) surrounded by his loving family.
Surviving is his wife, Sherrill Moore of Lisbon; a son, Brian Moore of Lisbon; a daughter, Melissa (Michael) Burke of Lisbon; grandchildren Jordan, Shelbie & Shannon LaRock, Brian Moore II and Olivia & Michael Burke; great-grandchildren Madyson, Vanessa & Cyrus Thomas and Elijah & Gabriella Vernsey; two brothers, John Moore & Danny Davis; four sisters, Ann Costa, June Kirby, Noni Wickman, Rosemarie Smith & Michelle Moore.
His daughter, Kellie D. Moore; and two sisters, Sally Moore and Caroline Moore predeceased him.
Mike was born on August 31, 1947 in Ogdensburg, NY, a son of the late Myrton & Jane (Allison) Moore. He graduated from Lisbon High School and entered the US Navy during the Vietnam Era from 1965 to 1968 serving in Japan and the Philippines as a Jet Mechanic. He married Sherrill M. Dezell on July 5, 1969 in Lisbon, and later continued his education at Technical Computer School of Hartford Connecticut and SUNY Canton, where he earned an Associate’s Degree in computers.
During his career he was employed at Niagara Mohawk as a lineman, at Agway as a mill operator and later as a NYS Correctional Officer at the Ogdensburg Correctional Facility until he retired in 2010.
Mike was a member of the Free and Accepted Masons Lodges in Heuvelton and Waddington, the Racquette Valley Fish & Game Club in Colton. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, fishing trips to Quebec, boating, gardening, his camp on Higley Flow, spending time in the Adirondacks and visiting with family and friends.
Memorial contributions can be made to United Presbyterian Church of Lisbon, Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley, Lisbon Volunteer Fire Department or the Richard Winter Cancer Center.
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