The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

Obituaries

October 30, 2013

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ A. Moore

Ex-GC resident was nurse, instructor, active in church

- — PITTSBURGH – Elizabeth “Betty” A. Moore, formerly of Grove City, passed away peacefully Monday (10-21-13) in Pittsburgh. She was 87.

Mrs. Moore was born Feb. 28, 1926, in Uniontown, Pa., to Devona McKenzie.

She grew up in Pittsburgh and was a graduate of Braddock Hospital School of Nursing, where she was employed until she began working at Western Psychiatric Hospital, Pittsburgh.

She married Henry S. Moore on Oct. 22, 1948. They moved to Grove City where they raised their family.

Betty was active in many civic organizations including the Women’s Club, Shakespeare Club and the PEO (Philanthropic Educational Organization), and was a founding member of Grove City Community Library.

She later graduated from Slippery Rock University with a bachelor of science degree in nursing and a master of arts in counseling.

She continued her nursing career with Mercer County Health Association and helped to establish the partial hospitalization program for her patients, to whom she was so devoted.

She was an instructor at Sharon Regional Health System School of Nursing and also worked as a therapist in her private practice as a gestalt therapist.

While in Grove City, she was an active member of Grace United Methodist Church and Tower Presbyterian Church. Later she was a member of East Liberty Presbyterian in Pittsburgh, where she particularly enjoyed its Taize services, making two pilgrimages to Taize, France.

Betty loved reading, traveling, theatre, the arts, cats, shopping, flowers, ice cream and discussions on almost everything.

She was an early enthusiast of yoga and meditation. She was noted for her excellence in interior design and entertaining with her gourmet cooking skills.

As a loving wife, mother, grandmother, friend and confidante to so many, she has left with us her spirit of wisdom, compassion and resilience.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband, who died Oct. 21, 1990; her mother; and her son, Kevin.

She leaves: her sons, Thomas and Brian, both Pittsburgh; and Daniel and his wife Jody, New Hampton, N.H.; her daughters, Kathleen Faulisi and her husband Rob, Voorhiesville, N.Y.; and Erin Moore, Pittsburgh; her grandchildren, Christopher and Liz Faulisi, Mariah Moore-Khanna, Ellie Moore and Deirdre Moore; along with her great-grandchildren, Asha and Yogi Khanna.

Her funeral service was held Tuesday (10-29-13) in East Liberty Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh.

All memorial contributions may be made to Grove City Community Library, 125 W. Main St., Grove City, PA 16127; or a charity of the donor’s choice.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Roberta E. Barber

    Roberta E. Barber of 347 Hadley Road, Lot 67, Hempfield Township, passed away at 8:25 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, in her residence. She was 74.

    April 20, 2014

  • Patricia Ann (McCue) Finnegan obit photo Patricia Ann (McCue) Finnegan

    Patricia Ann (McCue) Finnegan, of 25 Lake St., Stoneboro, passed away peacefully at home with her family at her side early on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014, of natural causes. She was 83.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • William ‘Bill’ F. Haynie obit photo William ‘Bill’ F. Haynie

    William “Bill” F. Haynie of Vienna entered eternal peace at 11:10 a.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, at home and surrounded by the love of his family, following a brief illness. He was 72.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wallace (Wally) G. Brown obit photo Wallace (Wally) G. Brown

    Wallace (Wally) G. Brown of Milton, Wis., passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, after a brief but well-fought battle with a glioblastoma brain tumor. He was 73.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Marian Takoch obit photo Marian Takoch

    Marian Takoch of Hermitage passed away peacefully of natural causes at 3 p.m. Friday (4-18-14) in Clepper Manor, Sharon surrounded by her family and loved ones. She was 87.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jane D. Chupka obit  photo Jane D. Chupka

    Jane D. Chupka, formerly of Lower Burrell, Pa., passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014, in John XXIII Home in Hermitage. She was 93.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Fred Allan Eshelman obit photo Fred Allan Eshelman

    Fred Allan Eshelman of Grove City passed away at his residence on Friday, April 18, 2014, following an eight-month illness. He was 60.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Elizabeth ‘Liz’ R. McCreary obit photo Elizabeth ‘Liz’ R. McCreary

    Elizabeth “Liz” R. McCreary of Hermitage passed away at noon Thursday April 17, 2014, in her home following a bout with cancer. She was 53.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • James A. Painter obit photo James A. Painter

    James A. Painter, of Sherman Ave., Sharon, formerly of Fredonia, passed away Wednesday morning, April 16, 2014, in the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland. He was 54.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Erin L. Robb (Gabriel) obit photo Erin L. Robb (Gabriel)

    Erin Laurene Robb (Gabriel) passed away peacefully Thursday afternoon (4-17-14) in her home surrounded by her family and loved ones. She was 25.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mary Wansack obit photo Mary Wansack

    Mary Wansack of Middletown, Pa., passed away at 10:45 a.m. Thursday April 17, 2014, in the Middletown Home following a brief illness. She was 98.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Marshie J. Chess Marshie J. Chess

    Marshie J. Chess, Fairview Township, passed away at 1:38 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Allegheny General Hospital after a period of failing health. He was 67.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Arthur Eugene Swogger

    Arthur Eugene Swogger of Wood Street, Orangeville, died following a brief illness at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday (4-16-14) in Sharon Regional Health System, surrounded by family. He was 85.

    April 17, 2014

  • William John Thomas Jr. William John Thomas Jr.

    William John Thomas Jr., 2599 Shadow Drive, South Pymatuning Township, formerly of Tree Top Lane, Hermitage, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes Wednesday morning (4-16-14) in the emergency room of Sharon Regional Health System. He was 73.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Robert Andrew Carson Robert Andrew Carson

    Robert Andrew Carson of Sharon passed away unexpectedly in his home Tuesday (4-15-14). He was 84.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

Published Magazines