SOUTHWICK: Jack Moore, 96, (1925 – 2021) passed away on September 11, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Arch Creek, FL on May 26, 1925, he was the son of the late David Moore, Jr. and Ocie (Thornton) Moore. He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps. from August, 1945 – August, 1946. Jack then attended Iowa State University.
Until his retirement in October, 1985, he worked for the Union Pacific Railroad. In his spare time, Jack was an avid reader and a Civil War History enthusiast. He also enjoyed crossword puzzles, going for drives with his family and staying involved in their daily activities.
Besides his parents, Jack was predeceased by his wife Madeleine C. (Carroll) Moore who passed away in 2008, his daughter Mary Moore, his granddaughter Hilary Moore, his grandson Stephen Moore as well as his brother and 3 sisters.
To cherish his memory, he leaves his children Greg Moore (Jane) of Glendale, AZ, Kathleen Ferraraccio (Frank) of Southwick, MA, Becky Stoll (Steve Wester) of Shrewsbury, MA, Mark Moore (Geri) of Greenwich, CT and Kurt Moore of Woodinville, WA; his grandchildren Alex, Maria, Theresa, Michael, Shannon, Onatah, Joseph, Ben, Natalie, Owen, Maddy, Thomas and Tyler as well as his great-grandchildren Zachary, Margaret, Graeme, and Saoirse.
Family and friends are invited to gather for a Funeral Mass on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 10 AM at St. Mary’s Church, 30 Bartlett Street, Westfield, MA. Burial will take place in December, 2021 at Forest Lawn Park Cemetery, Omaha, NE.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Jack’s memory may be made to Hospice of Western & Central MA, 1325 Springfield Street, Feeding Hills, MA 01030. For more information or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.forastiere.com