Lawrence, Mass. and Bradley -
Fr. Clifton "Cliff" Moors, S.M., 88, passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at the M.I. Restorative and Skilled Nursing Center.
Born in Bradley, ME, the son of the late Wilfrid and Evelyn (Shorette) Moors, Fr. Cliff was educated in the Bradley Elementary Schools and then went on to graduate from John Baptist High School in 1946. He went on to attend the University of Ottowa and then Marist College in Framingham where he graduated with his Bachelor of Arts in 1951. He then continued on with Theology Studies at Marist College until 1956. Fr. Cliff made his Profession on September 8, 1952, and then went on to be ordained June 7, 1956. He was in seminary work from 1956 to 1974, and then taught at Notre Dame High School in Harper Woods, MI. from 1974 to 1981. Fr. Cliff then served as a teacher and Chaplin at Central Catholic High School in Lawrence from 1981 to 1990. He finished parish ministry at Sacred Heart in Lawrence and then Our Lady of Victories in Boston in 1996. Fr. Cliff had a strong Marist spirit of ministry to the lost and the poor on the streets of Lawrence and Boston as well as serving those at Lazarus House in Lawrence. He was known for his wonderful sense of humor.
He is survived by his cousins, Eleanor Lizzotte and Ken Moors of Old Town, Priscilla Applegate, Rosemarie Bate and Joel Shorette, all of Bradley, ME and Pamela Oakes and Dale Shorette, both of Milford, ME, Rudolph Shorette of Upton, MA, Eugene Charette of AZ.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10AM Monday at Parish of the Resurrection, St. Ann's Catholic Church, Bradley. Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery Old Town.