Eugene M. Moore died peacefully on Dec. 12, 2012 at home after a brave battle with cancer. He was born June 9, 1925 in Avon, Pa., the youngest child of Harry and Bertha Moore. Eugene served his country in the US Army in Europe during World War II where he achieved the rank of Sergeant. After the war he returned home and worked at Hershey Foods. He then worked for 36 years at Ft. Indiantown Gap as a Quartermaster Supervisor. He was an active volunteer fireman for the Lickdale Fire Co., for which he served as Chief for over 20 years. He also served as an officer for Lebanon County FireChief's Association. He was Deputy Fire Marshall for Lebanon County as well. He served as a deacon and elder at St. John's UCC Church in Jonestown. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Rachel J. Moore; their only son, Eugene M. Moore, Jr and his wife (Kathleen) Sue of Hartly; grandson, Mark Moore and his wife Beth of Bridgeville; granddaughter, Marsha Kemp and her husband Kenneth of Felton; and two great-grandchildren, Morgan and Austin Kemp. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and four sisters. Viewing will be on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Christman's Funeral Home, Inc., 226 Cumberland Street, Lebanon, Pa. Funeral services will be on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Grand View Memorial Park, Annville, with full military honors, following the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Lickdale Fire Co., 3071 Rt. 72, Jonestown, PA 17038 or St. John's UCC Church, 120 W. Market Street, Jonestown PA 17038. Christman's Funeral Home, Inc. is honored to serve the family with the arrangements. www.christmansfuneralhome.com.
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Published in NewsZapDE on Dec. 14, 2012