Catherine Moore

Catherine Ann Moore, 85, of Harrisville, passed away March 14, 2013, at Camden Clark Medical Center, St. Joseph’s Campus.

She was born March 22, 1927, in Midland, Pa., a daughter of the late Jakop Zorza and Zlata (Kljercaric) Zorza.

Mrs. Moore worked for Dartco Corporation, a division of Tupperware. She was a homemaker and Catholic by faith.

Catherine had a lifelong urge to travel which brought her to meet the love of her life. She met Bud in Chicago while visiting her brother John. They married and moved to Kalamazoo, Mich., where they raised their three children. They spent summers at their cottage on Pine Lake until they moved there permanently in 1968. Catherine enjoyed boating, swimming and fishing. She was the first one on the lake on opening Bass day. She enjoyed many trips to West Virginia, camping at Silver Lake and all over Michigan. In 2001 she finally got to take a trip to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. She enjoyed showing pictures and talking about all of her travels. She loved her children and always was involved in their activities. She was a Den Mother when Gary was a Cub Scout. She made ballet costumes when Carole and Diane were in ballet for nine years. She was the fun mom in the neighborhood and usually had a few extra kids overnight or for dinner. She enjoyed antiques and crossword puzzles, cards and cribbage. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Surviving is her husband Owen (Bud) Paul Moore; son, Gary Moore of Harrisville; daughters, Carole Esterline (Toby) of Plainwell, Mich., and Diane Williams of Orange Park, Fla.; and brother, Lawrence Zorza of Escondido, Calif. She also leaves behind her loving grandchildren, Matt Griffin (Bobbie) of Hillman, Tenn., Eric Esterline of Plainwell, Mich., and Rachel Williams of Orange Park, Fla.; three great-grandchildren, Sarah Mae, Zander and Alieghia Griffin; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a brother, John Zorza.

Graveside services were held at the convenience of the family. There was no visitation or funeral.

Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville, assisted the family with arrangements.

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