William Charles Moore “Bill” aka “Papa”, 89, of Manchester, CT passed away peacefully on December 29, 2021 at Manchester Memorial Hospital.
He was born February 23, 1932 to the late William C. Moore Sr. and Virginia Cavanaugh Moore, of Hartford.
Bill graduated from Hartford High School, and enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. He was stationed in Panama and Wyoming during the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged in March 1955. He loved to reminisce about the memories made during that time.
He worked at the Hartford Insurance Company as a planner in the printing department. After retirement he began a job at Manchester Memorial Hospital as the “TV guy” where everyone knew and loved him.
Bill is predeceased by his loving wife and soul mate, Melanie Mascola Moore, and his younger sister Virginia “ Miggy” Burgess Bronga.
He is survived by his daughter Lisa Piendel and her husband Sean of Manchester, and his daughter Cindy Moore of Manchester. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Damien and Brooklyn Piendel, whom he cherished and loved so much; his sister Maureen Pallotti of Windsor, along with many nieces, nephews and dear friends, and his beloved cat Keegan.
Bill will always be remembered as a kind, loving man who loved life, laughter and family. He was always there to offer a helping hand when needed.
The family will receive friends from 9:30-10:30 am with Service from 10:30-11:30 am, on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Manchester Funeral Home, 142 East Center Street, Manchester. Burial with full military honors will follow at East Cemetery in Manchester.