Kenneth T. Moore

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MIDDLEBURY - Kenneth T. Moore, 90, a longtime resident of Middlebury and Pittsford, died Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at the Vermont Veterans' Home, where he had resided for the past several years.

Born July 27, 1922, in East Middlebury, he was the son of the late Milo and Laura (Sullivan) Moore.

He attended schools in East Middlebury and was a graduate of Middlebury High School, attended Cushing Academy, Ashburnham, MA, and was a graduate of Middlebury College, class of 1945 where he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity.

During WWII he served in the United States Army, following which he pursued a sales career with Geiger Co., a promotional advertising company.

Ken was a member and strong supporter of Middlebury College athletics. He played hockey in high school and college, an interest that he followed throughout his life. Additionally he followed Mount St. Joseph Academy sports and their athletics program. He was an avid golfer at the Proctor-Pittsford Country Club.

He was an accomplished musician, playing trumpet, and saxophone and participated in several swing bands throughout the years. He and his wife, the late Martha (Norton) DePoy Moore who died in 1999, traveled extensively throughout the world.

Surviving family members include three stepsons, Thomas N. DePoy and his wife Nancy of Rutland, John M. DePoy and his wife Sharon of Chicago, IL, and Christopher B. DePoy and his wife Cheri of Moreau, NY; one stepdaughter, Martha DePoy Pratico and her husband Myles Jr. of Pittsford; one stepson-in-law, Jeff Harris of Chicago, IL, and a stepdaughter-in-law, Lyn DePoy of Nashua, NH; 16 step-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by a stepson, Peter J. DePoy and a stepdaughter, Mary Kay DePoy Harris.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, July 19, at St. Mary's Church, 326 College St., Middlebury, with the Rev. William R. Beaudin, pastor, as celebrant. Burial with military honors will follow at Prospect Cemetery, East Middlebury.

Family and friends may call Thursday, July 18, 2013, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Sanderson-Ducharme Funeral Home, 117 South Main St., Middlebury. (

The family suggests that memorial donations be made to Mount St. Joseph Academy Athletic Association, 127 Convent Ave., Rutland, VT 05701.
Published in Rutland Herald on July 18, 2013
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