Dorothy A. Moore

Passed 04/11/2024


Obituary For Dorothy A. Moore

Dorothy A Moore, 88, beloved mother of Robert Moore (Mary Ann), Rita Flynn (Thomas), Daniel Moore, (Kathy), Patricia Raia (Vincent), Kathleen Cunningham (Glenn) passed away in her home on Thursday April 11, 2024

. She is survived by her brother Matthew Gleason, 14 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. She is predeceased by her sister Geraldine Bachmann and her brother Alfred Gleason. Born and raised in Brooklyn she graduated from Bishop McDonald High School. She went on to the New York Foundling Hospital where she was trained to be a baby nurse.

In 1957 she married the love of her life Edward Moore and lived in Queens. She moved to Staten Island in 1960 where she raised her five children. She was a devout Catholic attending St. Patrick’s in Richmondtown and St. Charles in Oakwood.

Her love for children continued with her work with disabled and handicapped children.

Dorothy enjoyed her trips to Atlantic City with her friends, knitting, crocheting, reading and baking her many Christmas cookies. She found solace in helping those in need. She loved spending time and making memories with her five children and fourteen grandchildren.

Dorothy was a wonderful mother, grandmother, sister and loyal friend to many. She was a selfless woman who put her family first. She was very charitable. Her favorite charity was Operation Smile.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in her name to Operation Smile.

Friends and family are invited to pay their respects at the service on Tuesday April 16, 2024, at 8:15 am at Hanley Funeral home. Mass of Christian burial at 10:15 am at St Charles RC Church. Burial at Calverton National Cemetery at 1:30pm.

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  • 04/14/2024

    Rest in Peace Aunt Dottie. We love you. Maureen , Rich & Blake Moore