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Joan E. Moore

ALBANY – Joan E. Schrader Moore died peacefully on May 27, 2012 at Teresian House.  Joan was born in Waterford, NY on September 4, 1924, the daughter of the late Roy F. Schrader and Grace McGarry Schrader.  She was a graduate of Waterford High School and Albany Business College. She was employed by the New York State Health Department at the Griffin Laboratory and at the NYS Office of Professional Medical Conduct.  She was active in Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts, a member of the Teresian House Foundation Board, The Albany Garden Club, and The Albany Institute of History and Art. She enjoyed designing and sewing purses as gifts for family and friends, and she enjoyed painting classes.

Joan is survived by her husband of 65 years, Donald J. Moore; her children Donald J. Moore Jr. (Susan) of Glenmont, NY, Melissa Fox (John) of Canandaigua, NY, David (Cathy) of Rock Hill, SC, Brian (Cindy) of Ashburn, VA, and Thomas (Judy) of Cobleskill, NY.  She is also survived by her sisters Barbara Hartling, of New Smyrna Beach, FL and Lorna McCartan of Albany.  She was predeceased by her brother John Schrader.  She leaves 14 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren to whom she was devoted.

The family wishes to thank the physicians of Capital Cardiology Associates who cared for Joan, the outstanding nursing staff at the Albany Medical Center Cardiac Care

Unit, the staff at the Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospital, and the caring Sisters and staff of Teresian House for their compassionate care.

Burial will be at the Gerald B. Solomon Saratoga National cemetery at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours.  A memorial Mass will be conducted at the Infant of Prague Chapel at Teresian House, 200 Washington Avenue Extension, in Albany at a time to be announced.  To leave a message of condolence for the family or send a sympathy card, please visit

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