HANOVER Dale M. Moose, 82, formerly of Littlestown, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at his residence after a long illness. He was the husband of Edith (Kinnerman) Moose whom he married on January 15, 1954. The couple celebrated 59 years of marriage. Dale was born July 16, 1930, in a small town known as Harney, Carroll Co., Md. He was the son of the late Chester J. and Hannah E. (Hoffman) Moose. He was a 1947 graduate of Taneytown High School and a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War, where he served as a Field Wire Operator while stationed in Germany. He was employed by Littlestown Hardware & Foundry Co., HADCO, Gene P. Moose Construction, Reaver's Hardware of Littlestown, and he retired from Hanover Lantern in 2007 after more than 50 years of service in the lighting industry. He was a member of Barts Centenary United Methodist Church, Littlestown, for 54 years, and a member of the American Legion Post in Littlestown. He was an avid gardener, woodworker, and craftsman, and enjoyed spending time with his family. In addition to his wife, Edith, Dale is survived by three daughters, Debra E. (James P.) Meckley of York, Brenda F. (Peter T.) Placke of Hanover, and Linda J. Brown of Waynesboro; two sons, Alan D. (Tricia D) Moose of York, and Neal E. (Susan C.) Moose of Gettysburg; three brothers, Ray (Geraldine) Moose of Hanover, Merle (Mabel) Moose of Clermont, Fla., and Gene (Linda) Moose of Gettysburg; a sister, Arlene (Vince) Brewer of Clermont, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and five step great-grandchildren in Florida. He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Norman L. Brown; and two brothers, Frank Moose and Mark Moose. Funeral services will be held Monday, May 20, 2013, at 11 a.m. from the Feiser Funeral Home, Inc., 302 Lincoln Way West, New Oxford, with Pastor Edward Alwine officiating. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hanover. A viewing will be held Sunday at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Military rites will be provided by Allied Veterans Group of Hanover. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Barts-Centenary United Methodist Church, 50 King St., Littlestown, PA 17340; and/or to VNA/Hospice of Hanover, 440 N. Madison St., Hanover, PA 17331. Memories may be shared at www.feiserfuneralhome.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on May 18, 2013