GORDON MOYER
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GORDON, March 30, 2011, at age 90. The former President and Vice Chairman of the Rorer Group passed away peacefully after hip fracture complica-tions. His success as a business executive was matched by a devotion to his family and church and civic leadership activities.
Mr. Moyer received a bachelor degree and MBA from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School. He served as an ensign in the Navy and became a Navy Supply School instructor at Harvard Univer-sity. Mr. Moyer worked for Rohm and Haas Co. and Fleer Corporation. He joined the Fort Washington PA company, William H. Rorer, in 1962 and was President of the Rorer Group from 1980 until 1984.
He also served on the Boards of Directors of Harleysville Insurance, PQ Corporation, and Quality Biologics. In retire-ment, Mr. Moyer became an adjunct professor of accounting at Wharton for several years. He remained actively involved in University of Pennsylvania alumni activities over the course of his life and established a scholarship for undergraduates there.
Mr. Moyer's community leader-ship included serving as a member of the Board of Directors of Fox Chase Cancer Center and President of the Main Line Adult Day Center. For nearly 60 years, he was a member of the Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, serving as deacon, elder, and member of the Board of Trustees.
Mr. Moyer is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years, Shirley. He will be greatly missed by his 5 children, Carol (Peter) Haldy, Dr. Nancy Moyer (Stephen Prichard), Lucy (Gregory) Dubas, Janet Moyer (Richard Widmann) and Geoffrey; brothers, Dr. Winfield "Bud", Dr. Lawrence, and Stephen; grandchildren, David (Patrice) Stilley, Catherine (Franklin) Jarman, Dr. Stephanie Haldy, Jonathan Haldy, Eric and Kira Dubas, and Daniel and Zoe Moyer; 3 great grandchildren, Vivian and Eliza Stilley and Caroline Jarman.
Mr Moyer had homes in Bryn Mawr, Avalon, and Palm Beach Gardens FL. Memorial Services will be held at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, April 5, at 11 A.M. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the U of P or Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church.

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Published in Philadelphia Inquirer/Philadelphia Daily News from Apr. 2 to Apr. 3, 2011.
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April 4, 2011
Carol and Peter we are so sorry to hear of your loss and we are thinking of you.

Penny Lisk (Media, PA)
April 4, 2011
Carol ,
Our prayers and thoughts are with your mother and your entire family . What a legacy he left!
Jim & Eileen Ryan
April 3, 2011
Janet, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Ajit Sett
April 3, 2011
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Hisham Takyeldin
April 2, 2011
Janet, my heart goes out to you. It was obvious how much your dad meant to you and what a strong influence he was on your life and who you are. Your love of business, your strong personal ethics, and the kind, respectful way that you deal with people is a beautiful tribute to him and what he taught you.
Debbie Carr
April 2, 2011
My deepest condolences to the family. What a distinguished man, father and career, serving his family, his community, his companies and his country.

Dr. Arthur Kyriazis
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April 2, 2011
Janet, my thoughts & prayers are with you and your family
Denise Cottell
April 1, 2011
You are all in my thoughts as I send my deepest condolences.
Nancy Lanard
April 1, 2011
Thinking of you our friend. Love and prayers...Joy and Jim Kania
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