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Wayne G. Moore

AGE: 68 • Kennett Square, PA

Wayne G. Moore, age 68 of Kennett Square, PA, died Thursday August 25, 2016 at his home, surrounded by his family, after a battle with male breast cancer. He was the husband of Paula Maxwell with whom he shared 15 years of marriage and the late Kathleen Moore, who died in July of 1998.

Born in DuBois, PA, he was a son of the late Wayne and the late Margaret (Verbeke) Moore. Wayne was a 2 year Vietnam War Era Army Veteran serving as an artillerymen. He graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 1974. He was a Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Public Accountant. He spent most of his career directing the global internal audit activities at E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (including Conoco and Consolidation Coal) after a stint in public accounting with Arthur Young & Co. He has been involved with Institute of Internal Auditor (IIA) committees and boards at the international level for over 35 years, serving as chairman of the IIA Standards Board, chairman of the Board of Research Advisors, vice chairman of The IIA Research foundation, and as a trustee of The IIA Research Foundation. While chairman of the IIASB, Wayne played a key role in developing the current Definition of Internal Auditing and the International Professional Practice Framework. Wayne was an avid hunter, golfer, and brought so much joy to all the lives he touched. He was a dedicated member of the Kennett Square Golf & Country Club. He chaired the Audit and Finance Committees and was president of the Board of Governors in 2015 and 2016. He will be greatly missed.

In addition to his first wife, Wayne was predeceased by his granddaughter, Paige Moore. In addition to his wife Paula, Wayne is survived by his children, Stephanie and husband Stuart, Eric and wife Janice, and Melanie; his step-daughters Perri and Danae; one brother, Greg; two sisters, Debbie and Marilyn; four grandchildren, Jacob, Josh, Riley and Logan and so many family and friends.

You are invited to visit with Wayne's family and friends from 6-8PM Wednesday August 31, 2016 and 9:30-10:30AM Thursday September 1st at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116) 250 W. State St. Kennett Square, PA 19348. His Mass of Christian Burial will be 11AM Thursday at St. Patrick Catholic Church 212 Meredith St. Kennett Square. Interment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery. Contributions in his memory may be made to Willow Tree Hospice 616 East Cypress Street Kennett Square, PA 19348 or pledge support to Wayne's Warriors at To view his online tribute and to share a memory with his family, please visit
Published in The News Journal on Aug. 29, 2016
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