Vern B. Moore

Vernon Basil Moore (born September 23, 1922, Toronto, Ontario, Canada — died May 11, 2006, Toronto, Ontario, Canada) was a Canadian newspaper man and figure in Toronto's Catholic charities.
Moore retired from Le Droit (where he had been the major advertising figure for Toronto) in 1987. Along with his wife Leonore, he was a major promoter of vocations to the priesthood — one of their sons is a Roman Catholic priest, and the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul. He belonged to the Knights of the Holy Sepulchre, holding the position of Knight Grand Cross.
He was instrumental in the movement of Providence Healthcare Centre to its current location in 1962 and served as Chairman of the Board of Providence for fifteen years. He also served as the Director of Public Relations for the Canadian Red Cross Society.
He died May 11, 2006, aged 83, after a battle with Lewy body dementia and heart disease. He was survived by his wife of fifty-eight years, four children, and eight grandchildren.
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