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Zel Moore passes on

Curl BC would like to extend our wishes to the family and friends of Zel Moore who recently passed away. Zel was a long time and significant contributor to curling in British Columbia.

MOORE, (Wademan) Zelma (Zel) Marcilla March 3, 1925 February 28th, 2010 Zel passed away peacefully in the home she loved so much. Zel was born in Kerrobert, Saskatchewan to John and Olive Wademan. She was happily married for 63 Years to Ken (K.O.) Moore (deceased). Zel’s door was always open to friends and family, whether it was a friend of one of her children, a bus load of hippies making a movie or her own family returning home from their travels. She founded the Esquimalt Junior Curling program , served in many capacities at the Esquimalt Curling Club and as a zone convener, the President of the BC Ladies Curling Association in 1981 and eventually a life member. Zel worked on the Lassie, Scott Tournament of Hearts and Victoria Brier and, with Ken, chaired the 1987 World Junior Curling Championships at Esquimalt. Zel is survived by her children and their spouses, Tom and Margaret, Richard, Owen and Sylvia, Karen and Mike (Hanley), Barry and Cathy, and her ten grandchildren, Wade, Rachel, Bradley, Julia, Allison, Gordon, Meagan, Beccy, Quillan, and Bobby. A special thanks to the nurses and staff of VIHA and the Victoria Hospice who helped to make her last month’s at home peaceful and comfortable. A service celebrating Zel’s life, will be held on March 10th at 1 pm at the Esquimalt United Church, 500 Admirals Road with a reception to follow at the Esquimalt Curling Club from 3 pm to 5pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the BC Cancer Foundation. 581131

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