Frank Moore(1937 - 2012)

Frank A. Moore

Poughkeepsie - Frank A. Moore, 75,a lifetime resident of Poughkeepsie, NY passed away on Dec. 7, 2012 at home. He was born in Orange County VA on Feb. 4, 1937. The son of Walter Wiliiams and Mary Moore Watson, both deceased. He was a 1957 graduate of Poughkeepsie High School and served 3 years in the US ARMY. Mr Moore was a design analyst with IBM for over 28 years, retiring in Nov. 1991. A member of the IBM Quarter Century Club, an active member of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Poughkeepsie serving on the Senior Usher Board as Vice President, and served as Chairman of the Trustee Board.

Mr. Moore once served on the Board of Commissions for the City Housing Authority and the Water Front Authority. He was active in community affairs, serving as President of the Lent St. Block Association. Mr. Moore is survived by his wife; Barbara of Poughkeepsie, two daughters; Sharon of NYC and Lakeitha of Wassaic, NY, and a sister; Shirley Denny of Poughkeepsie.

Visitation is Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, 10-11AM with a 11AM funeral service at the Ebenezer Baptist Church 15 Smith St. Poughkeepsie, NY. Pastor Clayton E. Wade officiating. Internment to follow in Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery with military honors. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the Ebenezer Baptist Church. Arrangements are entrusted to the Joseph J. Darrow Sr. Funeral Home Inc. 39 So. Hamilton St. Poughkeepsie, NY 845-452-1840. To send an online condolence go to please visit our website at

Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Dec. 9 to Dec. 11, 2012