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Candasie J. Moore

June 15, 1933 ~ December 28, 2021 (age 88)


Candasie Jane Moore blessed this world on June 15,1933. God called her home to rest on December 28, 2021.
Candasie affectionately known as Janie was the youngest daughter born to the late Isaac and Candasie Parham.
Janie was educated in the Port Chester Public School System. She graduated from Port Chester high School in 1951. While in high school she was a library assistant in a member of the chorus in her senior year. Janie was a very popular young lady no doubt about it.

 Janie accepted Christ at a very young age. She was baptized in and a member of the St. Frances A.M.E. Zion Church in Portchester N.Y. , the spiritual home of the Parham family.

 Janie met and married the love of her life, Fred James Moore, Sr. In 1958. While raising her children in Portchester, Janie was very active in their education. In the mid-sixties she was installed as a president of the Parent-Teacher Association of the Lavinia M. Horton School, Portchester, N.Y. She was the first black woman to ever hold the position, something Janie was very proud of.

 Janie and her family relocated to Albany N.Y. in 1970. Not long after relocating, Janie buried her husband Fred. Although not part of her plans, Janie became a single mother and a second mother to quite few of her children’s friends. She was loved by all she came into contact with.

 Janie spend the bulk of her work career at Albany County Nursing Home as a patient care advocate. She eventually retired from Parson’s Child and Family Center where she was a resident advisor. She really never stopped working. Janie stayed busy till the age of 80 by volunteering as a receptionist at Trinity Inc. and foster grandparenting.

 Janie had a lot of loves. Her hobbies included crocheting , fishing and sewing. She was quite the seamstress and by trade for a short period of time. Quite often you could find Janie at Saratoga Race Track or in CT going to the casino with her road dog her sister Tiny.

Janie leaves to mourn and cherish her memory her three children, Deeon Fields (Donnie), Albany,NY, Fred J. Moore,Jr( Tammy), Bath, NY, Ronald Moore (Denise), Albany,NY, 18 grandchildren,18 great grandchildren 1 great great grandchild, 2 brothers Edward Parham, Rocky Mount, NC, Dr. Henry Donaldson (Mary), Derby, KS. Also left to mourn are a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and a abundance of those who called her Ma, Nanny and Man.
She is pre deceased by her parents Isaac and Candasie Parham. Also waiting to greet her in Heaven are her siblings Isaac (Ketchie), Arthur (Satch), Charles (Chabo), Richard (Ritchie), Evelyn (Sisa), Shirley, Mary (Tiny) and her beloved husband Fred and son Donald.


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Memorial Service
January 7, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
S.L. Mclaughlin Funeral Home
1226 Broadway
Albany, NY 12204

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