Firefighter Paramedic Christopher Moore, Maryland Heights Fire Protection District

It is with great sadness the Maryland Heights Fire Protection District and International Association of Fire Fighters Local 2665 announce the Line of Duty Death of Firefighter Paramedic Chris Moore, who suffered a medical emergency while on duty June 6, 2019. Firefighter Paramedic Moore died Saturday June 8, 2019. Firefighter Paramedic Moore began his fire service career in 1991 as a Junior Firefighter with the Metro West Fire Protection District. He then served as a Volunteer Firefighter with the Eureka Fire Protection District in 1995 and was promoted to a career Firefighter in 1998. In 2001 Firefighter Paramedic Moore started his professional career with the Maryland Heights Fire Protection District, where he served 17 years until his untimely passing.

Firefighter Paramedic Moore was a proud member of IAFF Local 2665 and served with Missouri Task Force 1, where he was deployed to New York for 9-11 and Louisiana’s Hurricane Katrina. Firefighter Paramedic Moore received several Medals of Valor for actions taken on emergency incidents.

Firefighter Paramedic Moore is survived by Children Tori and Christopher (CJ), and parents Wayne (Sandy) Moore, Kathryn Moore (Paul Thrapp) and his sister Candice.

Visitation is from 2PM – 8PM Thursday June 13, 2019 at Grace Church 2695 Creve Coeur Mill Road, Maryland Heights Mo. 63043. A uniformed member walk through will occur at 7PM.

Full honor funeral Services will be held 11AM Friday June 14, 2019 at Grace Church 2965 Creve Coeur Mill Road, Maryland Heights MO 63043.

Burial will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery 16200 Manchester Road, Ballwin Mo. 63011. Memorials to Missouri Fire Funeral Team or Backstoppers.

--Casket Vigil coordinator – Jan Riedisser 314-393-4937 --If you are planning to bring apparatus, please contact Dale Hart 314-420-0825

--Honor Guards please Text Tom Bacon at 314-713-9177 --Pipes and Drums please contact Matt Mathes 314-630-1306

--IAFF Related Questions please contact Shop Steward Matt Taetz 636-266-1591

A block of rooms have been reserved at Hampton Inn 2454 Old Dorsett Road, Maryland Heights Mo 63043. Reserve at 314-298-7878, dial 0, referencing Maryland Heights Fire to receive the $89 rate per night. Hotel offers airport shuttle, local area shuttle, and late checkout on Friday, if needed.

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Terest Pullins, Wayland Fire



Teresa Ann Pullins, age 58, of Wayland, MO, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2019 in Blessing Hospital. Teresa was born May 5, 1961 in Keokuk, IA, a daughter of James and Doris Pilkington Carlson.

She was educated in the Catholic school system, graduating from Cardinal Stritch High School with the Class of 1979 and attended SCC.

On October 16, 1982, she was united in marriage to Larry E. Pullins in Keokuk. He preceded her in death on March 9, 2012.

Survivors include her mother, Doris Carlson, of Keokuk; four sons: Patrick Pullins of Columbia, MO, Nicholas (Adrienne) Pullins of Kansas City, MO, Royce (Danni) Pullins of Warsaw, IL and Peter Pullins of Wayland; two grandchildren: Jessica and Riley Pullins of Warsaw; sisters and brothers: Marie (Steve) Brownlee of Warsaw, Tim (Sue) Carlson of Frankfort, IL, Rebecca (Victor) Soland of Colorado Springs, CO, John (Lora) Carlson and Rita Shotts, all of Kahoka; brother-in-law, David (Bette) Pullins of Alexandria; as well as nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her father; her husband; two brothers, Raymond and Christopher Carlson; and daughter-in-law, Heather Lambert-Pullins.

Teresa was a faithful member and volunteer at All Saints Catholic Church in Keokuk and also volunteered at St. Vincent’s and Cardinal Stritch. Most of her life was spent as a homemaker, but she also enjoyed working part time at the Hoerner YMCA as a water aerobics instructor.

Most of the things she did involved helping others. Teresa was a Wayland First Responder and was formerly active on the Wayland Fire Dept. and Clark Co. Rescue Squad. She worked hard to receive her EMT license and had been a part-time EMT with the Clark County Ambulance District.

She collected angels and wind chimes and treasured her family.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 10 a.m. at All Saints Catholic Church in Keokuk. Burial will follow in the Frazee Cemetery.

Friends may call at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka after 9 a.m. Wednesday with family receiving friends from 5-7 p.m.

Memorials in lieu of flowers are suggested to the Wayland Fire Department First Responders.