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The Telegram
  • Raymond V. Moore

  • Raymond Vaughn Moore, age 70, of North Street, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 8, 2012, in Mohawk Valley Nursing Home. He had the comfort of his family at his side.

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  • Raymond Vaughn Moore, age 70, of North Street, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 8, 2012, in Mohawk Valley Nursing Home. He had the comfort of his family at his side.
    Born on December 20, 1941, in Herkimer, he was a son of the late Victor and Dorothea Roberts Moore. He was educated in Waterville schools. On January 27, 1962, he married the former Joan Hojnowski in Poolville, a union of 34 years until her passing on January 15, 1996. He had worked for various local companies before starting his own business called R & C Janitorial, retiring in 1991.
    Raymond was a man who had a variety of interests. He enjoyed farming, baking and watching NASCAR racing. The highlight of his life was the time he spent with his family, especially his grandchildren who held a special place in his heart. He enjoyed playing practical jokes, especially on his brothers, and as a friend, he was always there to lend a helping hand.
    Surviving are five sons, Robert Moore, his wife, Rose Marie, of Mohawk, and their family, Karlee and Matthew; Brad Moore of Mohawk; Brent Moore, his wife, Johnna, of Quintman, MS, and their family, Jonah and Tanner; Raymond Moore, his wife, Becky, of Webster, FL, and their family, Raymond, Jr., Sierra and Cortney; and Barry Moore of Ilion; three daughters, Bonnie Rice, her husband, Ronald, of Mohawk, and their family, Samantha and Tyler; Barbara Higgins, her fiance, Chuck DiGeorgio, Jr., of Ilion, and their family, Kenneth and Kayla; and Beth Cullen, her husband, Edward, of Mohawk, and their family, Rebecca, Heather, Rachael and Bryan; three brothers, Ronald Moore, of Syracuse, Donald Moore and his wife, Pamela, of New Tripoli, PA, and John Moore and his wife, Martina, of Cape Cod, MA; a sister, Phyllis Burshor and her husband, Jerry, of Brookeville, OH; one great-granddaughter, Molly; and sister-in-law, June Moore, of Houston, TX. Besides his parents and wife, Joan, he was preceded in death by his twin brother, Robert Moore, and sister-in-law, Beverly Moore.
    Funeral service will be on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. in Fenner Funeral Home, Inc., 115 Court Street, Herkimer. The Reverend Victor McKusick, Pastor of the Ilion Presbyterian Church, will officiate. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. The family will be present in the funeral home to receive relatives and friends on Friday evening from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m.
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