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Dr. Daniel Moore, Jr.

May 24, 1925 June 25, 2017
Dr. Daniel Moore, Jr.
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Dr. Daniel Moore, Jr., 92, of Wayland Ave Providence died Sunday at Wingate at Blackstone Blvd. He was the husband of Nancy (McKenna) Moore for 61 years.
Born in West Warwick, he was a son of the late Daniel and Lottie (Matteson) Moore.
He grew up on a large farm in western Coventry and graduated from Coventry High School in 1942. He then attended Bryant College for one year and after turning 18, he joined the Army Air Corps as an aviation cadet. During World War II he served as a navigator aboard a B-17 (Flying Fortress) and flew 35 missions over Europe. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.
After the war, he graduated from Brown University (Class of 1949) and later Tufts Medical School (Class if 1953). He did an internship and medical residence at Rhode Island Hospital. In addition, he did a cardiology fellowship and residency at Rhode Island hospital with a fellowship from the National Heart Institute.
Dr. Moore served on the medical and cardiology staffs of Rhode Island Hospital and was in the private practice of medicine and cardiology for more than 40 years, retiring in 1998. For many years he served as a staff physician at Butler Hospital, and served on the staff of St. Elizabeth’s Home and was medical director and chief of staff at that facility from 1978 until his retirement.
He was a member of the Providence Medical Association and the Rhode Island Society of Internal Medicine and was past president of those organizations. He was a member of the AMA. He also was clinical instructor on the staff of the Brown Medical School and a staff member of the Andrews Infirmary at Brown University.
He was a former member of the Summit Rhode Island Baptist Church and after his marriage he attended St. Sebastian Church in Providence.
He leaves his children; Kathryn Mohan (Thomas) of Melrose, MA, Daniel Christopher Moore of Centereach, Long Island, Patricia Malone of Lincoln, RI, NY, Susan Bisbee (Dan) of Dakar, Senegal, West Africa and Christine Moore (Michael Robb) of Cambridge, MA. He also leaves 14 grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Virginia Mary Moore.
The funeral will be held Friday at 9 am from the Monahan Drabble Sherman Funeral Home 230 Waterman St., Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St Sebastian Church, Cole Ave., Providence. Burial with Military Honors will be in the Hall Family Cemetery in Coventry. Calling hours Thursday 4-7pm. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Sebastian Church or The American Heart Association.

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