It is with great sadness that the Christiana Fire Company announces the passing Charles Frank Moore on December 26, 2009. Mr. Moore was a Life Member who joined the Company in 1946. He was the brother of Past Chief & President James T. Moore Sr., who passed away on December 24, 2009.
Age 88, of New Castle, DE, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 26, 2009, at his home with his loving family by his side.
Mr. Moore was a co-owner of Moore Brother's Inc., Electrical Contractors a family owned business in New Castle for many years. He was a 63 year member of Christiana Volunteer Fire Co. and member of New Castle Moose Lodge. Mr. Moore served our country during WW II in the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed fishing, boating, visiting Atlantic City and Delaware Park Casino's; also enjoyed vacationing in the Florida Keys.
Mr. Moore is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Doris M. (Simmons) Moore; a son, C. Frank (Butch) Moore, Jr. and wife Cheryl; daughter, Janet L. Boulden and husband Donald; sister, Louise Burnett; 3 grandchildren, Dawn Moore, Dawn Gray and Kristy DuHadaway and husband Bryon; 8 great-grandchildren. Mr. Moore was preceded in death by his parents, John W. Sr. and Ella Cora (Taylor) Moore; 4 brothers, James T. Moore, Sr., John W. Moore, Joseph Moore and Thomas Moore; 3 sisters, Ella Dunsmore, Elizabeth Baker and Sarah Morrison.
A visitation for Mr. Moore will be on Thursday, December 31, in Gracelawn Memorial Park Chapel, New Castle, DE from 10-11 am, followed by a service in celebration of Mr. Moore's Life at 11 am. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be sent to either: Christiana Volunteer Fire Company, 2 E. Main St., Christiana, DE 19702; or Compassionate Care Hospice, 5610 Kirkwood Highway, Wilm. DE 19808. For directions and to express an online condolence please visit www.strano-feeley.com.