Funeral services and a Mass of Christian Burial for Thomas G. Moore, 73, a resident of Davenport, will be 1 p.m. Monday, March 22, 2010, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Davenport. Burial will take place in Holy Family Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 2-5 p.m. at the Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home. A rosary will be recited at 2 p.m. to begin the visitation. Tom died Thursday, March 18, 2010, at his residence after a courageous battle with cancer.
Thomas George Moore was born March 7, 1937, in Davenport, a son of Clarence and Dorothy (Van Camp) Moore. He was united in marriage to Marcia Labath on Oct. 5, 1963, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. They have shared over 46 years of marriage together.
Tom was employed at the Rock Island Arsenal as a mechanical engineer for 31 years. He retired in 1993. He was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church and the Holy Name Society.
After his retirement, Tom was able to give a lot of his time and talents to St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. He also enjoyed cross-stiching. While his children were growing up, he coached Dad’s Club softball teams in Davenport. He also enjoyed rooting for his beloved Green Bay Packers.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Eagles’ Wings Counseling and Retreat Centers, Davenport.
Tom is survived by his loving wife, Marcia; children, Mark Moore, Davenport, Christopher Moore, Tampa, Fla., Brian (Michelle) Moore, Fargo, N.D., Jennifer Moore, St. Charles, Mo., and Richard Moore, Davenport; grandchildren, Matthew, John, Joseph, Alex, Jeremiah, Malachi, Madonna and Sara; a sister, Mary Ann Crowell, and a brother, Daniel Moore, both of Davenport.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Rose Marie. May they rest in peace. Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed by visiting Tom’s obituary at www.hmdfuneralhome.com