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Newfoundland Obituaries
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Cape Breton Post
July 2006


MOORE, Chesley H., 84
The Cape Breton Post, July 7, 2006

It is with heartfelt sadness the family announce the death of Chesley Howard Moore, 84, on Thursday, July 6, 2006, at his residence. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Born on July 4, 1922, in Jersey Harbour, N.L., Ches was the son of the late Frederick and Maude (Cox) Moore. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving overseas for four years with the Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit. He was a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 19, North Sydney. He was employed as a foreman with H.B. Nickerson & Sons Ltd. for over 30 years. He was involved with and enjoyed the legion dart leagues, and the seniors bowling. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church.

He is survived by his companion of 49 years, Margaret Dunphy (Moore); his five sons, Howard (Corrine), James (Betty), both of Prince Edward Island, Michael (Sandra), Ontario, Gordon (Mary Lou), Sydney Mines, and Ronald (Mary), North Sydney; his three daughters, Arthena (Wayne) Russell, North Sydney, Lori Chaffey (Richard Desabrais), Ontario, and Patricia (Sam) Eide, Alberta. Also surviving are 18 grandchildren and four great grandchildren; one brother, Frederick Moore, Lunenburg, and son-in-law, Craig Chaffey. He was predeceased by sisters, Emily, Millie, Alice, Joy and Claire and brother Isaac and grandson, Stephen. Visitation for Ches will be held today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service to be held 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney, with Rev. Karen Quirk officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton or the VON. Online condolences may be sent to



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