Shirley Moore

Obituary of Shirley Ann Moore

Shirley A. Moore died peacefully at the age of 87 at The Landing of Towamencin, Lansdale, Pennsylvania on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. The 1st child of Helen Feick (Reppert) and William M. Feick, Shirley was born on November 06, 1932 in West Reading, Pennsylvania. She attended Kutztown State Teachers College graduating with her bachelor’s degree in education. She then attended Beaver College and Widener University for her master’s degree in gifted education. With much dedication, she taught kindergarten and gifted education for Upper Dublin School District at Fort Washington, Thomas Fitzwater and Jarrettown Elementary Schools. It was at Kutztown that she met her beloved husband, Gerald Moore. They were wed on December 19, 1954 at St. Mark’s Church in Reading, Pennsylvania. They had a loving marriage and pursued their passions for teaching, bowling, golfing, bridge, traveling, country line dancing, skiing and tennis. Shirley was also an accomplished pianist, organist and quilter. Shirley & Jerry celebrated 63 years of marriage together prior to Gerald’s passing on October 7, 2017. Shirley A. Moore is survived by her two daughters, Lynn A. Wilhelm and Sally J. Moore and her wife, Marina H. Opdam, all of North Wales, Pennsylvania. Her two grandchildren, Ahren Moore Spielvogel of Truckee, California and Brittany J. Wilhelm of North Wales, also survive Shirley. Her sister, Sharon Feick and her two children, Aaron and James of Womelsdorf, PA, also survive her. Her brother, William Feick, Jr., predeceased her. Shirley will be honored, celebrated and buried on Thursday, April 09, 2020 at the Pleasantville Church, United Church of Christ in Chalfont, PA 18914 in a private ceremony. Cards for the family are being accepted at 302 Pimlico Way, North Wales, PA 19454. Shirley lived her life to the fullest and was completely dedicated to her family, and they to her. She was loving and loved, kind, thoughtful, funny and a lifelong learner. We, her family, would like to collectively thank the organizations and people that enriched her life; Kutztown University, Upper Dublin School District, the Hatboro Jaycees, the Huntingdon Valley Ski Club, Huntingdon Valley Methodist Church, Bucks County Country Club, Old York Road Country Club, Pleasantville United Church of Christ, Bayada Home Health Care, The Landing of Towamencin and the beautiful ladies of her Bridge Club. Donations to honor her life can be sent to The Alzheimer’s Association, PO Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011 or Doylestown Hospital Hospice, 4259 W. Swamp Road, Suite 204, Doylestown, PA 18902.
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