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Charles H. Moore III


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Charles H. Moore III Obituary
Charles H. Moore III

AGE: 65 • Coronado, CA

Charles H. Moore III, 65, passed away peacefully at home in Coronado, California on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 following a courageous battle with melanoma.

Born on November 13, 1951 in Ithaca, New York, he was the son of Charles H. Moore, Jr. and Nancy M. Quinn. Charles married Rita Horgan in Hawaii on August 30, 1991. Charles grew up in Chester County, Pennsylvania and graduated from the Wilmington Friends School, where he was an All-State Delaware soccer player. He attended Trinity College in Connecticut and the University of Delaware. Charles worked in technical sales with his uncle. He and Rita lived in Delaware and Arizona prior to settling in Coronado, California. They enjoyed 26 wonderful years together.

Charles and Rita particularly enjoyed their visits to the island of Anguilla in the Caribbean. They are devoted to their Labrador Retriever, Elvis. Charles was an avid sports fan and especially enjoyed horseracing, golf, tennis and football.

Charles had a large and loving family. He is survived by his wife, Rita Horgan Moore, of Coronado, CA; his mother, Nancy Quinn of Sarasota, FL; his father and stepmother, Charles and Judith Moore of Laporte, PA; his brothers, James (Richard) Moore of Rockport, MA and David Moore of Lake Tahoe, NV; his sister, Susan Moore of Billings, MT; his half-brother, Brian (Diane) Moore of Rockledge, FL and half-sister, Amanda Moore of Long Beach, NY; adopted brothers Kevin (Mariangela) Moore of Cranford, NJ and Christopher (Louise) Moore of Rochester, NY and adopted sister Margi Moore of Ocean View, DE; and his stepsisters, Colleen Quinn of Wilmington, DE; Sherrill Quinn of Buffalo, NY and Christine (Greg) Quinn of Hammonton, NJ. In addition, he is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his stepfather, James Quinn.

Memorial services will be held in San Diego, CA and Laporte, PA at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made in the name of Charles H. Moore III to the Melanoma Research Foundation, 1411 K Street, NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005.
Published in The News Journal on Feb. 8, 2017
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