Vernabelle Moore McCandless age 93 formerly of Frankfort and longtime resident of Venice, Florida passed away May 24, 2009 in the Franklin United Methodist Community where she had lived the past several years. Born April 23, 1916 in Delphi, Indiana to Fred O. and Florence May (Daily) Foster. She graduated from Delphi High School. She was a longtime member of the Order of Eastern Star and worked as the office manager at Western Union in offices at Warsaw, Nappanee, Ft. Wayne, and Peru.;She married Thomas P. Moore on June 14, 1946 and he preceded her in death February 15, 1952. October 29, 1977 she married Henry E. McCandless and he also preceded her in death November 19, 1982. She is survived by her children: Thomas F. Moore, and Nancy Sloffer, a brother: Melvin Foster, a grandson, and a nephew who helped with her care Frank C. McAlister. She was preceded in death by a sister and brother. Graveside services will be held 4 PM Wednesday May 27, 2009 at Bunnell Cemetery in Frankfort. Friends may call and meet at Archer-Weston Funeral Home beginning at 3 PM Wednesday. The family would like to express a special thank you to Clarian Health Hospice for all of there care and special kindness given in the past months.
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