Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
Maurice H. "Moe" Boerger, age 90, of Harrisburg, PA, passed away peacefully March 9, 2017, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Ft. Loramie, Ohio, to the late Julian and Rose (Meyer) Boerger, Moe worked for many years as a self-employed sign painter. He was an artist and storyteller, avid Ohio sports fan, card player, and amateur farmer. Moe's generosity touched the lives of all who knew him. In addition, he leaves behind a legacy of poetry, stories and works of art. He will be missed by his many friends and family.
He is survived by his former wife and lifelong friend Nancy (Hughes) Boerger of Grantville, PA; his children Philip (Kira) of Loxahatchee, FL, Sue Hannon (Don) of Grantville, PA, Beth of Grove City, PA, Peg Heaney of Pittsburgh, PA, Becca of Kingston, PA, Tom (Naoko) of Palo Alto, CA, Matt (Andrea) of Wyomissing, PA, Mary of Pittsburgh, PA, and Jeffery of Hanover Twp, PA; Grandchildren: Aaron, Anisa, Aliya, Sera, Monica, Andrew, Tricia and Josh; 3 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings: Martha Hecker, Mary Connair, Madgie (Gene) Derringer, Dick and Joe, and many beloved nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his siblings Rita, Susie, and Ben.
Services of remembrance were held on March 13, 2017, at Greenfield Senior Living at Graysonview, Harrisburg, PA.
A memorial Mass of Remembrance will be celebrated 10:30 AM, Monday, July 17, 2017, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Fort Loramie with Rev. Steven Shoup presiding. Interment of cremains will follow at St. Michael Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Moe's name in honor of his sister Susie can be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, www.stjude.org.
Private condolences may be expressed at www.gehretfuneralhome.com.