Yvonne (Fitzpatrick) Moore


Yvonne (Fitzpatrick) Moore, 79, passed away peacefully on Sunday evening, Oct. 23, 2016, at her residence in Franklin.

She was born on Aug. 31, 1937, in Huntington, West Virginia, the daughter of Hobart J. and Lorene Jane (Cassady) Fitzpatrick.

She married Robert Allen “Bob” Moore on May 2, 1953. He survives.

Yvonne is also survived by their children, Robin D. (Ronald) Theiss of St. Louis, Missouri, Robert A. Moore Jr. of Greenwood, Patricia L. Moore of San Diego, California, and Debra “Susan” Moore-Fenton (Daniel) of Greenwood; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are siblings, Hobart “Buddy” (Joyce) Fitzpatrick Jr. of Indianapolis, Frederick “Dan” Fitzpatrick of Greenwood, Roland Thomas Fitzpatrick, Jewell Webb and Gladys “Annette” Kunish, all of Huntington, West Virginia, and Betty Ann Schwerin of Palm Beach, Florida; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in passing by her parents and siblings, Joy G. Mannon and Joseph Michael Fitzpatrick.

Yvonne majored in English at IUPUI and was employed for several years at Bobbs-Merrill Publishing Co. as a copy editor.

She was a Democratic precinct committeewoman in Decatur Township in Indianapolis for many years.

She enjoyed researching genealogy and was a voracious reader and “super” crossword puzzle solver.

Yvonne was a devout Christian, loving, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be remembered by her close friends and family for her beautiful singing voice.

A celebration of Yvonne’s life will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Flinn & Maguire Funeral Home, 2898 N. Morton St. (U.S. 31 North) in Franklin. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to the time of service at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be received at flinnmaguire.net.