Detroit, MI - John J. Moore, Jr, 73 formerly of the Hungry Hill section of Springfield died recently in Detroit, MI. He was born in Worcester, a son of the late John J. Moore of County Waterford, Ireland and Mary (Cremins) Moore from County Kerry, Ireland. He graduated from Cathedral High School (1956) and received a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Massachusetts. He received his Master’s Degree from Carnegie Technology. He retired from Uniroyal Corporation. John was an avid reader and part-time golfer. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his sister Katherine Moore. John is survived by his two brothers, Timothy F. Moore of West Springfield, James E. Moore of Lexington, KY; a nephew James Moore and three nieces, Kelly Ann Moore, Anita Ann Moore and Kimberly Ann (Petersen) Moore along with two great nephews, Brendan Moore and Quinn Petersen and great niece Brigid Moore. Family and friends may visit Wednesday, September 26, 2012 from 9-10am at Sampson’s Chapel of the Acres Funeral Home, 21 Tinkham Rd, Springfield, MA to be immediately followed by a 10 am Prayer Service at the funeral home. Burial is private for the family at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.