Richard C. Mooers, 91

JAN. 27, 1922-JULY 9, 2013

July 11, 2013
  • Mooers

Richard Clive Mooers, 91, of Hagerstown passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2013, surrounded by his family.

He was born in Horta, Azores, to Horatio and Marguerite Mooers on Jan. 27, 1922, where his father was stationed as the U.S. consulate general.

Richard was a veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II, where he received the Bronze Star and the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal while stationed on Mindoro Island.

He was employed by multiple corporations as a sales executive.

Richard was an active member of Zion Reformed United Church of Christ in Hagerstown and the Masonic Lodge in Hagerstown. He had a great passion for building and flying radio-controlled airplanes, astronomy and playing golf.

He is survived by his loving wife of nine years, Laura Bridget Hamlin; four children, Michael T. Mooers and wife, Carol, of Hagerstown, James R. Mooers and wife, Kristen, of Greencastle, Steven C. Mooers and wife, Kelli, of Clear Spring, Susan E. Delosier and husband, Tony, of Hagerstown; 12 grandchildren, Christopher M. Mooers, Chelby M. Taylor, Jamie L. Jackson, Brandie L. Mooers-Burchard, Morgan E. Heintzelman, Hannah E. Mooers, Madison B. Cooper, Mackenzie R. Mooers, Max R., Rowan R., Finn E. and Gia L. Delosier, and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Gloria Schuster Mooers, and a brother, John Warren Mooers.

The funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at Zion Reformed United Church of Christ, 201 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown, with the Rev. Kevin Munroe officiating.

Friends will be received on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown.

Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090, or Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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