Herman D. Moore

Dec 26, 2014

Nov. 28, 1917 April 2, 2007

NORWALK — Herman D. Moore, 89, of Norwalk and formerly of Patterson Township, died Monday.

He was born Nov. 28, 1917 in Beaver Falls to the late Scott and Florence (Moore) Moore.

A 1936 graduate of New Brighton High School, and a 1940 graduate of Geneva College, receiving a degree in mathematics and was valedictorian.

He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, during which he was a meteorologist in the 15 Weather Squadron in the South Pacific. He received his mater's degree in 1959 from the University of Pittsburgh.

He taught for 23 years in Beaver and Patterson Township, Leetsdale (now Quaker Valley) and New Brighton for a total of 39 years. He retired as chairman of the math department at Beaver Area High in 1979. He formerly taught part-time at Geneva College, Penn State and Community College of Beaver County. He was the former Patterson Township auditor for 40 years.

He was a member of the Chippewa Alliance Church, where he served in various offices, treasurer, elder, deacon, Sunday school supernatant and Sunday school teacher, and a lay minister in the area.

He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Duane and Marilyn Moore of Norwalk, the Rev. Dr. Charles and Marilyn Moore of Dayton and David and Joy Moore of Hampton, Va.; a daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Otis Houp of Lexington, Ky.; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; a sister, Florence Barnhardt of New Brighton; a brother, James Moore of Clearwater, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Blanche (Bebout) Moore on Feb. 15, 2007; a sister, Hazel Bender; and brothers, Cyril "Spike," Robert, Chalmers and Albert Moore.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hill & Kunselman Funeral Home, 3801 Fourth Ave., College Hill, Beaver Falls, where a service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Thomas H. Ranney will officiate. Burial will follow in Sylvania Hills Mausoleum in Daugherty Township. Members of the Beaver County Special Unit will meet at the cemetery at 11 a.m. Saturday to provide full military honors.

Memorial gifts may be sent to the Missionary Fund of the Chippewa Alliance Church, 37th St., Beaver Falls, Pa. 15010.