OBITUARY

Peter Alden Moore

April 10, 1942June 16, 2017

Peter “Archie” Moore, 75, of Bremerton passed-away on Friday, June 16, 2017. He passed peacefully at home after a long struggle with Parkinson’s Disease.

He leaves his wife of 47 years, Paula (Faoro) Moore; his daughters Karen (Moore) Fogg & her husband Andy of Portland, Oregon, and Teresa (Moore) Shetler & her husband Michael of Bremerton; his beloved granddaughters Madeline Shetler and Mia & Jane Fogg; brother Perry (Jean) Moore; and sister Cathy (Bill) Shamel.

Peter was born and raised in Grand Lake Stream, Maine. Son to Lawrence “Pop”& Louise “Pip” Moore; older brother to Perry Moore and Cathy (Moore) Shamel.

In his early years, Peter worked in and around the woods of Down East Maine for the logging companies. Spending time fishing the lakes in his “Pop Moore” canoe was his passion. After graduating from Woodland High School in 1960, he joined the United States Naval Submarine Service and set-off to explore the world. During his Navy career he served on the USS Bream (SS-243), USS Plaice (SS-390), USS Archerfish (SS-311), USS Grayback (SSG-574), USS Tang (SS -563), USS Aspro (SSN-648), USS Wahoo (SS -565), and the USS Sculpin (SSN 590).

He met his loving wife, Paula, in Vallejo, California. They were later married in 1970. He and Paula lived in Hawaii, San Diego, Great Lakes, and finally settled in Bremerton with their daughters in 1975. Peter retired from the Navy in 1980 and went on to work for the Civil Service at both PSNS and NSB Bangor as an IC Electrician. He retired from TRF, shop 51 C in1999.

Peter had a passion for the outdoors and loved fishing, hunting & exploring nature. He was a past member of the Kitsap Poggie Club, Northwest Steelheaders Association, and the Kitsap Peninsula Mycological Society.

In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation.

A Celebration of his life will be held Friday, June 30, 2017 at 11:00 am at Miller-Woodlawn Funeral Home.

Services

  • Memorial Service Friday, June 30, 2017
REMEMBERING

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Mike Burkholder

July 3, 2017

I hit the beach with Archie many times while on the Archerfish and always had action packed adventures with him. He was a real true diesel boat sailor and I will cherish the memories of him forever.

Richard Mcquarrie

June 29, 2017

Mac and I will miss you Archie.

Joey Amposta

June 27, 2017

Rest in peace, my dear friend and shipmate; it has been a privilege and most memorable serving with you.
Joey Amposta

June 25, 2017

I served with Archie on the Submarine Archerfish. Was there ever a dull moment onboard when he was around? For those of you who also served with him, you know the answer to that. He did his job and did it well. When a friend, family member, or even a shipmate passes, people always write what a great person this individual was and etc. Archie was a lot of fun to be around and although we communicated via computers, I will miss that part of our friendship. My sincerest condolences to Paula and all of his family at this time. Rest easy Arch.....we have the watch.
Mac McCollum, Esparto, CA

June 25, 2017

Sorry to hear about Archie great shipmate served together on Archerfish . Joe MIller

Kent ( Neb) Turner

June 25, 2017

Paula, I am very sad to hear about Archie's passing. I will always remember the kindness that you, Archie,Willy and Vi showed me while I was stationed in Vallejo and inviting me to your house when I left the Navy. I always considered you and Archie my good friends.May God bless you and your family and may Archie rest in peace.

June 24, 2017

I sorry for your loss. It was an honor serving with Archie in the Navy.

June 24, 2017

I am very sorry for your loss Paula and family. I served with Archie when we recommissioned the Grayback. He was a great person and I will always have fond memories of him and some of his antics. v'respy... "wags" Howard Wagner

Wayne Welch

June 23, 2017

I served with Archie on Bream. We became Life long friends. Of course we met up at numerous times in various places and it was always a unique experience. We will miss Arch. My condolences to his family.

June 23, 2017

Archie was a true friend & Shipmate. Sorry for your loss

Don Cook (Eugene, OR)