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Joan L. Moore  
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Joan L. Moore, 79, of Findlay, died at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, August 20, 2010 at the Heritage. Joan was born in Hancock County, Ohio on February 17, 1931 to John T. and Olive (Wiseley) Purkey. Both parents are deceased. She married George L. Moore on October 7, 1951 and he is also deceased. Surviving are children, Laurie Collert of Findlay and John Moore, Jasper, Alabama; four grandchildren, Sara, Ben, Alan, Heather; several nieces and nephews, and two great grandchildren. Preceding her in death are a sister, Floretta Purkey, three half sisters, Mary Stine, Nilva Case, Marie Singer, and one half brother, Arthur Purkey. Joan graduated from Arcadia High School in 1949 and retired from Findlay City Schools in 1998 after working 25 years as a librarian at Jacob's School. She was a member of Howard United Methodist Church. A Celebration of Life Service will be begin at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, August 23, 2010 at the Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home with the Rev. Jason Wellman officiating. The body has been cremated and private burial will take place in Maple Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Findlay-Hancock County Library, 206 Broadway, Findlay, Ohio 45840. Online condolences may be sent to the family via www.kirkpatrickbehnke.com