John Leo Moore

April 24, 1929March 26, 2018

John L. Moore passed away last Monday evening after a sudden illness with his wife and most of his family by his side. He was 88 years old.

John was born April 24, 1929, the son of Joseph A. and Antoinette (Kersten) Moore.

John graduated from Central Catholic High School, then went on to attend the University of Portland graduating with a BA in 1950. After enlisting in the Oregon Air National Guard, his unit was placed on active duty during the Korean War.

In 1951 John joined Crown Zellerbach Corporation and 5 years later he went to work for the accounting firm of Peat, Marwich, and Mitchell. In 1960 he joined Hyster Company and continued with Hyster until his retirement in 1994.

On August 9, 1952 John married Josephine Ciotti in Portland. They were blessed with 4 sons, 14 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Surviving are his wife, sons Steven (Cheryl), David (Melody), John Jr., and Daniel (Rochelle), grandchildren Olivia, Chelsea, Burgandy, Annalisha, Adrianna, Valentina, Paula, Isabella, Sophia, Jeremy and Alicia, and a great-granddaughter Gabriella.

He was preceded in death by three grandchildren, Dustin, Emily and Alexandria, and a great-grandson Jayden.

A funeral mass will be held at 11am on Friday, April 6th at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, 12250 SW 5th St., Beaverton.

In lieu of flowers, kindly remit donations to the Blanchet House of Hospitality or to St. Vincent de Paul, St. Cecilia Conference.


  • Joe Caruso
  • Michael Moore
  • Tom Caruso
  • Joe Moore
  • Michael Caruso
  • Tom Moore

  • Blanchet House of Hospitality
  • St. Vincent de Paul, St. Cecilia Conference


  • Funeral Mass Friday, April 6, 2018

John Leo Moore

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