The family of Marie Louise Moore, teacher, mentor, and friend of many, mourns the loss of our beloved sister at Parham Doctors Hospital, Monday morning, March 8, 2021 at 1:29am after several years of respiratory and digestive ailments. Marie was preceded in death by her partner Wayne Knight in 2003. Both worked for decades at the Virginia School for the Blind.
Marie was a tireless traveler to family in the US and Canada and visited England, Malaysia, Ireland, and Norway. In retirement, Marie was a spirited volunteer tutor in reading at Overby-Shepherd Elementary School’s Catholic Charities program for new Americans.
IN LIGHT OF Covid, Marie has requested a small remembrance ceremony, being planned according to her wishes with former friends and colleagues Willie Ice and Peggy Fields, outdoors, in late May, and a family-attended burial of her cremains with Wayne, in Spotsylvania at their plot.
Condolences and memories can be emailed to me, Marie’s older sister, Ellen V. Moore <[email protected]>, or postal mail at Ellen V. Moore, 175 Beaver Creek Drive, #1270, Nederland CO 80466. Donations can be made in Marie’s name to The Resettlement Project Education Services, C/0 Kathleen McCormick, Catholic Charities Services of Richmond, 1601 Rolling Hills Drive, Richmond, VA 23229