Leslie L.'s Story
ST. JOHNSVILLE - Mr. Leslie L. Moore "Les," of the Town of Oppenheim, passed away at age 83 on Sunday July 9, 201,7 at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville and was constantly supported with his family's love.
He was born May 14, 1934 in Oxford, a son of the late George Earl and Margaret (Lawton) Moore.
He was a graduate of New Berlin Central School 'Class of 1952.'
From 1952 to 56, Les honorably served our country with the United States Navy, Korean Conflict, stationed in Newfoundland as well as at one time in Cuba.
He was united in marriage with Charlene A. Squires on Nov. 14, 1964, in Oxford. From 1963 to 67, Les was a police officer, having served the community of the City of Norwich. He was employed with New York State Electric and Gas serving Norwich, Oneonta, and Waterville, having retired in 1994. He was a member of the Suffolk, Virginia Moose Lodge.
His greatest love of all was spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife of more than 52 years, Charlene; his sons, Kevin Moore Sr. and his wife, Malinda of Gloversville and Jeremy Moore and his wife, Laura of Mohawk; and his daughter, Erin Moore (Mike MacDougall) of Broadalbin; his grandchildren, who affectionately referred to him as 'Poppy,' Kevin Moore Jr., Katerina Moore, Dale Moore, Christopher Vadney, Autumn Cady, Serena Cady, Amber Lopata, Joseph Lopata, Jacqueline Traudt, and Destiny Gordon; two great-grandchildren, Kallin Wardwell and Kingston Smith; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his parents; and brothers, Claude, Harold and Herman Moore.
Donations may be considered to the Alzheimer's Association of Central New York, 441 West Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse, NY 13204-1361, www.alz.org.
A very special thank you is extended to the Palatine Nursing Home for its exceptional care.
His arrangements are with The Enea Family Funeral Home, 9 Center St., St. Johnsville. Funeral Directors Harry J. & Kevin E. Enea (518) 568-2300.
Services are set for Sunday July 16. The family has established the following arrangements: The family will be present at calling hours at the Enea Family Funeral Home at 9 Center St. in St. Johnsville from 3 to 5 p.m., Sunday.
At 4 p.m., we will invite Pastor James Moore to offer prayer and reflection as a Celebration of the Life of Les. It is so important to us and ever so comforting to mention that Pastor James is the nephew of Les. We look forward to sharing the memories. He is the Pastor of North Pharsalia Bible Church on Route 23 in South Plymouth.
At the conclusion of the afternoon (5 p.m.), we will honor the military service of Les with a very special full military ceremony with flag presentation and salute on the outside front grounds of the funeral home.
Throughout our time of grieving, we will continuously and constantly have in our minds and thoughts and prayers our beloved grandson, Christopher Vadney who is currently serving our country overseas. We thank you and admire your courage and strength.
Online condolences may be extended by visiting www.eneafamily.com.
Published on July 13, 2017