Joseph A. Moore Jr.
Joseph A. Moore Jr., a longtime Rockaway resident, died November 25.
Moore was born Springfield Gardens, New York. He was a 35-year Rockaway resident and retired detective for the NYPD where he worked in the OCCB and OCID units. Moore was also a retired investigator for the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office and St. Francis de Sales Church member.
Moore was preceded in death by his sister, Virginia Madsgard.
He is survived by wife, Margaret McCann Moore; son, Joseph A. Moore III; daughter, Margaret Adaszewski (Philip); brother, Conrad Moore; sister, Ann Rendall; and grandson, Philip Joseph Adaszewski.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass took place at St. Francis de Sales Church, Belle Harbor. Interment followed at St. John’s Cemetery, Middle Village, New York. Donations can be made in his memory to the NYPD/FDNY Widow’s Fund or the Elisa and Nathan Bond Family Trust; a young family also touched by cancer.