Agnes E. Moore, retired nurse

April 4, 2013
Agnes E. Moore

Agnes E. Moore, 85, of Lewes, passed away peacefully Monday, April 1, 2013, at her son Bruce's and daughter-in-law, Julia’s residence. She was surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Philadelphia, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 11, 1927, daughter of the late John Wesley and Agnes Henrietta (Wieczak) Haughey.

Mrs. Moore worked a lifelong career at Frankford Hospital in Philadelphia as a head registered nurse in the obstetrics and gynecology department where she aided in the delivery of thousands of babies. In 1991 after 40-plus years of work, she would retire to Lewes.

Here she was a member of Mary Mother of Peace Catholic Church and the Red Hat Ladies. She enjoyed spending time at the beach and the boardwalk with her family and friends. Mrs. Moore was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend who will be missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Moore was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmie D. Moore in 2012; and her brother Phillip Haughey. She is survived by her three sons: James M. Moore and his wife Dorothy of Orlando, Fla., Bruce R. Moore and his wife Julia of Milton, and Robert J. Moore and his wife Lindsey of Norristown, Pa.; her sister, Helen Fogerty of Philadelphia; five grandsons: Douglas Moore and his wife Beth, Christopher Moore and his wife Lauren, Neal, Scott and Theodore Moore; three granddaughters: Marisa, Danielle and Courtney Moore; and six great-grandchildren: Sybilla, Aidan, Piper, Christopher, Justin and Loralai Moore.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:30 p.m., Friday, April 12, at Mary Mother of Peace Catholic Church, 30839 Mount Joy Road, Millsboro, where friends may visit beginning at 11:30 a.m. Entombment will immediately follow Mass at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 26669 Patriots Way, Millsboro. Arrangements are being handled by Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Lewes.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963. The family would like to extend a special "Thank You" to Mark Noble for his kindness and compassion in caring for Agnes, and to Delaware Hospice for their professional and emotional support.

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