Lynn Moore, father of resident

Lynn Moore of Longboat Key, Fla. and Stamford, the father of a Ridgefielder and a Darienite, died on Thursday, July 7. He was 87, the husband of Barbara G. (Hodges) Moore for 63 years.  

Moore was born in Ogden, Utah, the only child of the late Wallace and Martha (Dodson) Moore. He served at the start of the Korean War, enlisting in the Army at 17, and was stationed in South Korea.

After his military service, he attended the University of Colorado, where he studied accounting and met his future wife. He graduated in 1952 and was married later in the same year. The couple moved to Chicago, where he started his career in accounting, which included becoming an executive vice president at Hertz, followed by becoming a partner in a construction company in Colorado that specialized in drilling caissons. He concluded his career as president of his own management recruiting company in Fairfield County and Florida.

In his spare time he enjoyed the Senior Men’s Club in Stamford, the Mianus River Boat Club, played golf, and was a boater. He was also active in his church in Greenwich and Longboat Key.

Besides his wife, he is survived by his children, Lynette Mathias and her husband Stephen of Ridgefield and David Moore and his wife Enza of  Darien; grandchildren, Jason Mathias and his wife Anne, Brian Mathias, Sara Josephson and her husband Matt, Victoria Moore and Ryan Moore, and three great-grandchildren, Jack, Kate and Molly Lynn Mathias.

A celebration of his life will take place on Saturday, July 23, at 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Greenwich.  

Memorial donations may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Greenwich or Christ Church of Longboat Key, Longboat Key, Fla.  

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