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Obituary for Ronald Stewart Moore

The death of Ronald Stewart Moore, of Brandon, occurred at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Friday, November 21, 2003. Ron was born in Foam Lake, Saskatchewan on December 22, 1911, son of Thomas R. Moore and Ellen (nee Stewart). Following the family's move to Manitoba, Ron received his early education in the Dauphin area. He graduated from Dauphin Collegiate Institute and later received his Engineers papers. Ron was employed with the C.N. Railway prior to the war. During World War II, he served with the Royal Canadian Navy. Ron worked with the C.N.R. for a time after the war and then became employed as a Power Engineer with the Department of National Defense at C.F.B. Shilo. Ron was a member of the Institute of Power Engineers and was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion. Ron developed an interest in politics in his early years. Following the war, he served as a Member of Parliament for the C.C.F. Party in the Churchill Constituency from 1945 to 1949. While in Ottawa he met his wife Winnifred Eugena Scriver and they were married in 1948. Ron was an active member of the New Democratic Party and was later honored with the New Democratic Party Pioneer Award. He is survived by; two sisters-in-law, Virna Thompson of Cranbrook, BC and Edith Scriver of Saskatoon, SK. He also leaves nieces and nephews: Judy Thompson of Victoria, BC, Ronda Wood of Cranbrook, Linda Spence of Regina, SK, Lynn Thompson of Salt Spring Island, BC, Stewart Scriver of Toronto and Stephen Scriver of Edmonton, AB. Ron was predeceased by his wife Eugena in June of this year, his parents, Thomas and Ellen Moore and a sister, Ellen Schooling. A graveside ceremony will be held at the Brandon Veterans Cemetery on Tuesday, November 25, 2003 at 11:00 am. Vivian Drake will officiate. Following the graveside ceremony friends are invited to share their memories of Ron with the family at a time of fellowship held at Memories Chapel, 330-18th Street North. Friends who wish may make a donation in memory of Ron to a charity of their choice. Expressions of Sympathy may be forwarded to Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre. Memorials
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