Portland, ME – Shirley F. (Davis) Moore, 76, of Portland, died Monday, August 29, 2011 at Maine Medical Center after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Eugene E. Moore who died October 1, 2009.
She was born in Portland, ME on September 8, 1934 a daughter of the late Arthur & Louise (Kruger) Davis. She attended local area schools, graduating from the former Cathedral High School as a member of the class of 1952.
After graduating Shirley married Eugene Moore and remained married for almost 50 years. Shirley worked as a legal secretary, most notably for attorney Franklin Stearns. Shirley and her husband bought a camp on Crescent Lake, a place the family has enjoyed for the past 40 years. Shirley and her husband loved to travel, visiting such places as Caracas, Venezuela, Las Vegas and Florida.
Her profession of faith was in the Lord Jesus Christ and him alone. Shirley showed exceptional kindness to the homeless and orphans, and everyone almost without exception loved her. She had many friends at her daily hangout, Tony’s Donuts.
She was pre deceased by her son Michael E. Moore and her brother William Davis. She is survived by her son David R. Moore of Portland as well as her three grandchildren Benjamin David, Jonathan David and David Christian.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011 from 6 – 8 p.m. at Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, 981 Forest Ave., Portland.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, Sept. 2, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Brooklawn Memorial Park, 2002 Congress Street, Portland with Pastor Michael Kee officiating.
For further information and to sign Shirley’s guest book, please visit www.advantageportland.com.