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John L Moore

AGE: 83 • Whiting

John L. Moore, 83, of the Whiting section of Manchester Township, died Friday, December 9, 2016, at the Whiting Health Care Center.

Mr. Moore was employed as a milk man with Welsh Farms, Neptune, for 25 years before retiring in 1989.

He proudly and honorably served his country in the US Army from 1958-1962. He was a truck mechanic in the 1st Calvary (Armor), Fort Hood, TX and served 2 tours in Germany.

Mr. Moore was a member of the Lacey United Methodist Church, Forked River. He was involved with the Lacey Little League and an avid fan of the Lacey Township High School Football Team.

Born in Belmar, he resided there and in Lacey Township before moving to the Whiting section of Manchester Township, 16 years ago.

He was predeceased by 2 children, Charlynn Moore and Christopher Moore, and his brother, Edmund Moore.

Surviving are his wife, Marjorie; 2 sons and a daughter-in-law, Daniel and Donita Kelly, Toms River, and Sean Kelly, Portland, OR; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Colleen & Michael Pettengill, Londonderry, NH, and Janet and Jerry O'Rourke, Lake Ariel, PA; a sister, Charlotte Walling, Belmar; 14 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 10 am - 12 Noon Wednesday at Layton's Home For Funerals, (609) 971-6800, 250 W. Lacey Road, Forked River, Lacey. Relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral service at 12 Noon from the funeral home. Military Honors will follow 2 pm at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, North Hanover Township. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of John would be appreciated to either the Lacey Township Little League or the Lacey United Methodist Church. For more information, please visit www.lay
Published in Asbury Park Press on Dec. 11, 2016
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