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James L. Moore

James L. Moore, age 68, of Elyria, went home to be with the Lord, on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at his home, while under the care of Cleveland Clinic Hospice.
He was born on November 1, 1944, in Pittsburgh, PA. He moved to Cleveland in 1952, then moved to Rocky River in 1960, before finally settling in Elyria in 1978. He attended John Marshall High School, but is a 1962 graduate of Rocky River High School.
James served in the United States Navy from 1962 until 1968, finally retiring his commission in 1972. He then went to work for the Elevator Constructors Local #17 for 40 years, retiring in 2003. After retirement, he drove a bus for the Lorain County Transit system for 4 years. James was a member of Sacred Heart Chapel, and enjoyed scuba diving, shooting his pistol, golfing, and traveling.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Zulma "Cookie" (nee Cruz), sons; Brian Allen, of Lakewood, James (Deanna) Moore, of IL, and Timothy (Leeann) Moore, of Lorain, daughters; Leona (Kenneth) Eaton, of Elyria, Christina (Lewis) Fronk, of NY, Anna (Timothy) Abbey, of NC, Michelle Mangano, of Parma, Margaret (Darryl) Sabol, of Lorain, and Daniella Lavery, of Lorain, 23 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and his brother, Jerome Taylor, of Philadelphia, PA.
James was preceded in death by his parents; James Joseph and Dorothy Katherine (nee Deem) Moore, and brothers; Robert Taylor and Paul Moore.
The family will receive friends on Monday, April 29, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm, in the Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain. Friends will also be received on Tuesday, from 9:00 am until the time of his funeral Mass at 9:30 am, at Sacred Heart Chapel, 4301 Pearl Avenue, Lorain. The Rev. Fr. William Thaden, Pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon.

Cemetery Details

Resthaven Memory Gardens
3700 Center Ridge Road
Avon, OH,

Service

APR 30. 9:30 AM

Sacred Heart Chapel

4301 Pearl Avenue

Lorain, OH, US


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Guestbook

I am sorry Uncle Jim has passed away. I just found out I will say prayers for the family. He has now joined my mom and dad in heaven. Love you Uncle Jim Steven D. Cruz

Steven Cruz - May 13, 2013 at 10:01 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

My thoughts are with you and your family Cookie.

Heather Chakan (Debbie''s Daughter) - May 13, 2013 at 09:52 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Moore

Steven Cruz - May 13, 2013 at 09:50 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Moore

Debbie Nordstrom (Bahre) - May 13, 2013 at 09:23 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Moore

Damian Allen - May 02, 2013 at 11:21 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Moore

Anna Abbey - April 30, 2013 at 08:04 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I light this candle for the best Dad in the World! He will be dearly missed by the NC Abbey's. Love you always, Papa!Anna (Nana), Tim, Monica & Rebecca

Anna Abbey - April 30, 2013 at 07:58 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Moore

Marcus and Bobby-Jo Allen - April 30, 2013 at 06:36 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Moore

Ruby Foster - April 30, 2013 at 09:21 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Moore

Russell and Roberta Lampe - April 29, 2013 at 05:36 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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