George R. Moore

GOUVERNEUR – George Roland Moore, age 82, of Gouverneur, passed away on January 10, 2018 at the Gouverneur Hospital.

There will be a calling hour at French Funeral Home in Gouverneur on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. followed by military honors provided by the United States Navy.

George was born on June 23, 1935 in Fowler to the late Robert and Dorothy (Bennett) Moore. He attended Gouverneur Central School and served in the United States Navy from December 2, 1952 until his honorable discharge on May 21, 1956. He earned the National Defense Service Medal, the Good Conduct Medal, and the Navy Occupation Service Medal.

George married Susan Payne on February 15, 1978 at her parents' home in Oxbow with Donald Hull officiating. Two previous marriages ended in divorce.

Mr. Moore worked as a Supervisor for International Talc for many years. He loved visiting with his family and friends, camping at Happy Hollow, hunting, fishing and 4-wheeling. He was a true "jack of all trades, and master of none", enjoying time tinkering in the garage.

He is survived by his wife, Susan; 7 sons, Thomas, James, Joshua, Casey, Anthony, Donald and William Moore; 6 daughters, Julie and Randy Newcombe, Amy Hubbard, Georgette, Debbie Kelly, Cindy McElroy, and Judith Moore; a brother, Harry and Sandra Moore; and 2 sisters, Laura Dusharm and Sue Jane Peck. He is also survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by a brother, Robert Moore Jr. and Shirley Charter.

Donations in memory of George may be made to Friends 4 Pound Paws, PO Box 394, Gouverneur NY 13642. Condolences may be shared online at