Daniel Kenneth Moore, 45, passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014, following a lengthy illness. He was born September 19, 1968, in Amherst, where he was a lifetime resident.
Dan graduated from Marion L. Steele High School, in the class of 1987. He was a union electrician with the IBEW Local #129, in Lorain. Dan was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Amherst. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying fishing, hunting and trapping. Dan was an huge fan of The Ohio State football program. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends celebrating life.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 15 years, Jennifer Renee Moore (nee Wossilek); his beloved daughter, Hannah Elizabeth Moore; his mother, Claudia Moore (nee Towne) of Amherst; his brother and his wife, Kenneth G. and Michele Moore, and their children, Kathryn, Kenneth, Jr., Madelyn, Tyler and Nathan; his sister and her husband, Karen and Ken Vilagi, and their children, Allison and Claire all of South Amherst; his aunts and uncles, David (Rose) Moore, Robert "Elmer" (Kathy) Towne, Ronald "Muzz" (Arlene) Towne, Marie (Chip) Clotz and Charles (Charlcie) Towne.
He was preceded in death by his father, Gerald N. Moore, on February 1, 2012; and his uncle, Richard Piwinski; his paternal grandparents, David and Mabel Moore; and maternal grandparents, Clyde and Theresa Towne.
Friends may call Friday, March 7, 2014, from 2 to 4 P.M., and 6 to 9 P.M., at the Hempel Funeral Home, 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst. Funeral service will be held Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 11 A.M., at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 115 Central Drive, Amherst. The Reverend Terrance Adamson, Pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, South Amherst.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44110, or American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 897, Hershey, PA 17033.
Additional information and online register book are available at www.hempelfuneralhome.com