BRIDGEPORT– It is with great sadness that the diocese has learned of the death of Deacon Kevin Moore, 75 of Trumbull on Friday, June 7.
Deacon Moore is fondly remembered by many as an unassuming man of great faith and dignity who tirelessly served others in his ministry and professional life. All are asked to please pray for the repose of the soul of Kevin and for the consolation of his wife Ellen and their family.
Kevin was a native of the Bronx, where he attended Holy Spirit Elementary School and Cardinal Hayes High School. He also studied two years in the minor seminary of the Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity in Holy Trinity, Alabama. He received a BBA from Iona College and an MBA from the University of Connecticut. He and his wife Ellen, a retired school psychologist, have lived in Fairfield County since 1971. The Moore family includes Meghan Ellen, Kevin Paul and his wife Katelyn.
He was ordained a Deacon by Bishop Curtis in 1981 and has served in Our Lady of the Assumption Parish since 2002. He has also ministered in St. Maurice Parish, Stamford and in Holy Cross Parish, Fairfield.
Kevin Moore was a CPA who spent most of his business career in the public sector. In addition to his ministry as a deacon, he served the Diocese of Bridgeport in the parish finance office. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and a veteran of the U.S. Army National Guard. He was an active member in the Charismatic Renewal, National Marriage Encounter and in the National Association for the Mentally Ill (NAMI).
Reverend Peter Cipriani, dean of Queen Assumed into Heaven Deanery, will receive Deacon Moore’s body at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12 at Our Lady of Assumption Church in Fairfield followed immediately by Evening Prayer. Deacon Moore will lay in repose in the church until 8pm. All deacons are invited to attend the reception of Deacon Moore’s body and to participate in the offering of Evening Prayer.
The Funeral Mass is scheduled for Thursday, June 13th at 12noon at Our Lady of Assumption Church located at 545 Stratfield Road in Fairfield.
Calling hours will be held on June 12th, Wednesday from 4 to 8 PM in Our Lady of Assumption Church, 545 Stratfield Road, Fairfield. His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 12 PM. Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery with military honor.