Elmer L. Moore


AUBURN – Elmer L. Moore, 89, of Summer Street in Lisbon Falls passed away Saturday night at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice with his family by his side.

He was born in Mt. Chase on Nov. 20, 1917, the son of Fred I. and Olga B. Clark Moore.

He grew up in the Mt. Chase area and attended Mt. Chase schools. In place of attending high school, he worked various jobs to help out his family, including picking potatoes and working in the woods.

On Feb. 14, 1937, he was married to Vera Parker and they started their family.

Shortly after that, he enlisted in the U.S. Army during World War II and served for four years.

After coming out of the Army, he continued to work various odd jobs before becoming a laborer for Pejepscot Mill in Pejebscot, until his retirement in 1975.

He was a longtime member of the Lisbon Falls Baptist Church as well as a lifetime member of both the D.A.V. and V.F.W.

He was an avid outdoorsman, and enjoyed working outside, working on cars, hunting and fishing.

Elmer is survived by a son, Dale Sr. and his wife, Phyllis Moore, of Lisbon Falls; a brother, Donald Moore of Connecticut; four sisters, Marguerite Stevens of New York, Evelyn Brewer of Houlton, Dot Steve of Houlton, and Joanne Scott of Cary Plantation; 13 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Elmer was predeceased by his loving wife of 68 years, Vera Moore; two sons, Llewellyn Moore and Elmer Moore; two daughters, Velma Moore and Betty Roberts; four brothers, Fred, Robert, Claude and Alton Moore; three sisters, Erma Sprague, Eva Fisher and Pat Morfit; and one great-grandson, Ryan Moore.