Moore, Joan E. STILLWATER, Okla. Joan Evelyn Moore, 76, formerly of Grandview Drive, Latham and Stillwater, Okla., passed away on Monday, February 4, 2013 in Tulsa, Okla. Born March 28, 1936, in Green-wich, she was the daughter of the late Edward G. and Dorothy Melendy Cordner. Graduating salutatorian, class of 1954 from Greenwich Central H.S., where she met and married her husband, the late Henry "Bob" Robert Moore on March 2, 1957. She attended the College of St. Rose in Albany, before starting a family and moving to Latham. She was a member of the Altar Rosary Society and an organist at Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Latham, Campaign volunteer for the Town of Colonie Republican Party, member of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 515 of Greenwich, and retired from the Underwriters Rating Board. Joan loved cooking; trying any new recipes she could get her hands on, then recruiting 'testers'. Computer and internet changed the world for Joan, allowing her to play games, make greeting cards she was so proud to send, share pictures, and communicate with family and friends no matter where she was or how she felt. She became an avid Okie sports fan and adored her canine companions. Having traveled to different states and tourist attractions, Joan's greatest love was the many trips she and Bob made to visit family and friends in Stillwater, Okla. It was this love and her health that prompted Joan and Bob to call Stillwater their home in 2005 and where she continued to remain even after the death of her beloved 'Bob' on January 31, 2008. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a son, Stephen Edward Moore. Survivors include her children, Henry "Hank" R. Moore Jr. of Okla., and Therese "Terri" Moore Roberts of Latham; son-in-law, Fred Roberts of Newtonville; three grandchildren, Stephen Roberts of Latham, Tara (Neil) Griffin of Watervliet, and Erica (Steven) Roberts Wing of Ga.; two great-grandchildren, Bella Roberts of Ga., and Noah Griffin of N.Y., also cousins, nieces and nephews. Her Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, February 23 at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 498 Watervliet-Shaker Rd., Latham. Relatives and friends may also call prior to the Memorial service at the church from 10-11 a.m. Inurnment will be held privately at Saratoga National Cemetery. For information or to light a memory candle for the family please visit dufresneandcavanaugh.com
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Published in Albany Times Union on Feb. 21, 2013