O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Arthur F. Moore

Mr. Arthur F. Moore, 75, of Otto, NY, died Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at Mercy Hospital, Buffalo, NY following a long illness and complications related to COVID-19.

Born July 23, 1945 in New Orleans, LA, he was the son of the late Robert and Neva McFadden Moore. He was married on March 22, 1986 to the former Donna R. Taylor, who predeceased him in 2005.

Mr. Moore was a graduate of Frontier High School, Class of 1963 and attended the State University of New York at Buffalo.

He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving from 1966 – 1968 in Vietnam as a Seabee.

Mr. Moore had been employed as a foreman with Wilsandra Construction Company, Buffalo, NY for over 35 years, retiring in 2013.

He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing. He was always working on small engine repairs and was an avid reader. He also enjoyed watching westerns and was a huge John Wayne fan, hence the name “Duke” for his beloved dog.

Surviving are: four daughters, Renee (Douglas) Skinner, Little Valley, NY, Marlene (Scott) Wilder, Cattaraugus, NY, Melissa (Andy Avery) Slade, Springville, NY, Melanie (Jason) Thompson, Otto, NY; a son, Cameron McClure, Little Valley, NY; 15 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Friends may call at the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY on Saturday, December 5, 2020 from 11 – 1pm, at which time funeral services will be held with Rev. Michael Lonto of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church officiating.

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Full military honors will be conducted by members of the American Legion Hughes-Skiba Post 535 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars John F Ahrens Post 5296.

E-condolences can be sent to orourke.orourkefh@gmail.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.