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Katharine "Kitty" Moore
July 10, 1925-Aug. 17, 2020
Redwood City, California

Mrs. Katharine (Kitty) Moore died on August 17, 2020. She was 95 years old.

The daughter of Presbyterian Medical Missionary parents, Mrs. Moore was born in Shimran, just outside of Tehran, Persia (present day Iran). Her early education took place in missionary schools in Persia with furlough years in Beirut, Geneva and in the United States. In 1939 , under the shadow of war in Europe, she returned permanently to the U.S. She went to Northfield School for Girls and matriculated to Smith College, where she graduated in 1947. In 1948 she married Roswell Moore, who later entered the ministry of the Episcopal Church. They lived in New York state and New England before coming to Menlo Park, California in 1968.

Mrs. Moore was involved in the activities of Trinity Parish in Menlo Park. For decades she helped run the yearly rummage sale at Trinity Parish, shopped for seniors and volunteered in two elementary school libraries. She was also an avid supporter of the athletic programs of her children and grandchildren, in particular, she acted as the "team manager" of the Menlo-Atherton boys soccer team for 43 years, being inducted into the M-A Athletic Hall of Fame in 2014.

Mrs. Moore is survived by a daughter, Mary, three sons, Thomas, Andrew and Jonathan, and four grandchildren

Tags: sports, public service

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Checks can be mailed to: The Roger Moore Scholarship Award Fund c/o the M-A High School Booster Club, 565 Middlefield Road Atherton, CA 94027; The Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue (GGLRR)

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