WESTPORT/PLATTSBURGH - William Q. Moore, 88, of Westport and Plattsburgh, died Dec. 3, 1999, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh.
He was born in the Bronx and graduated from Xavier Military School in 1929 and served one summer at a military training camp in Plattsburgh in 1926, his first introduction to the North Country.
He served as a policeman in the New York City Police Department for 27 years, retiring in 1963.
Later he headed up security at the 1964 World's Fair for Pinkerton at the General Motors Pavilion. A frequent visitor to the Adirondacks over the years, he often stayed in the Westport/Wadhams area with family and friends.
An avid reader and letter writer, Bill for the last three years resided at the Stonehelm Senior Lodge in Plattsburgh.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret M. Moore of the Bronx; and three sons and daughters, Joseph and Mary Lou Moore of Westport, Patrick T. Moore of Ogdensburg and Hildegarde (Schneider) Moore of Elizabethtown, Denis and Clorinda Moore of Wadhams, Margaret Moore of Paramus, N.J., Jeannie M. Moore of Monroe, Mary Jane and Jerry Rigoroso of Yonkers.
He also leaves six grandsons, Billy Moore of Lake Placid, Alex Moore of Honolulu, Hawaii, Anthony Moore of Boston, Mass., Robert Moore of Weehawken, N.J., Jerry Rigoroso Jr. of Boston Mass.; three granddaughters Jennifer Lageschulte of Wenatchee, Wash., Lauren Moore of Yonkers and Julie Moore of Riverdale.
Calling hours will be held at W.M. Marvin's Funeral Home in Elizabethtown Wednesday, Dec. 8, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
A service to celebrate his life will be held at St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church Thursday, Dec. 9, at 10 at a.m.
Donations may be made to the Diocesan Fund for Retired Priests in care of St. Elizabeth's Church, Elizabethtown, N.Y., 12932.