Mildred Jean Moore

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Mildred Jean Moore

December 10, 1928 - June 01, 2018

Mildred Jean Moore, 89 of West Pittsburg, Pa., passed away on June 1, 2018, at the UPMC Jameson in New Castle. Mildred was born in Mount Jackson, on Dec. 10, 1928, daughter of Lewis Adron and Ann Catherine Hoffman Kerr. Mildred graduated high school and had taken some college courses. She married Howard S. Moore Sr. on March 12, 1949, he passed away in 1983. Mildred had made her home with her sister-in-law Norma Wargo in West Pittsburg.
Mildred, to say the least, was a very active individual, not only did she care for her family with her skills as a seamstress and caterer, but she was also very community minded. She was the founder and director of the East Side Croton Community Center which eventually became Head Start. She initiated the first Inner City 4-H club; she was a den mother for scouting and sponsored a local girls softball team. She was an intricate player in the Mount Jackson bicentennial celebration. She was a member of Challenges and the Club "9" Channel Hoppers CB group and enjoyed bowling and had won several tournaments.
Mildred leaves her legacy to her children, Mr. Howard S. Moore (MaryAnn), Mr. Ronald D. Moore (Beth Ann) and Mr. Thomas E. Moore (Carla); and her six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren
Mildred was preceded in death by her parents; husband Howard; sisters, Jane K. McKee, and Dorothy H. Laughlin; brothers, Lewis and Charles.
Family will receive well-wishers at the Terry A. Cunningham Funeral Home at 203 Oak St. in Bessemer, on Tuesday, June 5 from the hours of 4 to 7 p.m. A service honoring Mildred will follow at 7 p.m. with Pat Daugherty officiating. Mildred will be laid to rest in the Graceland Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations to your favorite charity in Mildred Moore's Memory.
Published on June 3, 2018
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