Serena Nicole Moore, of East Haven, left this earth suddenly on January 11, 2017. Serena was born on July 22, 1986 and traveled through her short life to the beat of a different drum. She was a loving mother, loyal friend, and gifted writer who cherished family & friends alike. Always willing to share her heart, Serena will be deeply missed by all whose lives she touched. She leaves behind her sweet daughter, Lily, parents, Jack & Sue, brother, Evan, and grandmother 'Mama,' as well as an uncle, 3 aunts, many cousins, and many, many loving friends. Her free spirit is finally truly free and she can rest peacefully, watching over all those she loved as big as the sky. Services will be held privately at a later date. Arrangements in care of BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, Hamden. In the spirit of Serena's kind and caring heart, please make a gift in her memory to the charity of your choice and perform a random act of kindness.

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  1. I am Donna’s cousin, Elizabeth. I am so very sorry for your great loss. I read some of Serena’s poetry and she was very, very gifted. Much love to all of you. I spent time with you, Jackie, in Tennessee, when we were all little. God bless you all.

  2. I knew Serena back in Elementary School. She was an awesome Flute player. And was very funny and kind especially in High School. I’m so shocked and in Disbelief. She will be missed very much.

  3. I’m at a loss for words….may you find strength and courage to continue on. The world lost a beautiful soul and lovely person, her smile contagious. My love to you all

  4. Dear Jack and Sue,

    We will always remember Serena’s contagious smile, both in the classroom and at band competitions. Our prayers and heartfelt condolences to you all.

    Mike and Jackie Albis

  5. Serena will always hold a special place in my heart. I worked with her about 10 years ago. My husband and I were struggling, I was pregnant and living in and out of hotels with our 2 yo son. Serena had won money with a scratch off and the first thing she did was not think about what she was going to get with that money, she came and paid for a week of our hotel room then knocked on our door to tell us with dinner. She even invited my son and I to her parents house to have dinner with them. The last time I saw her was in the hospital with her little princess. Bless her and her family. She will truly be missed.

  6. Sweet Serena I only knew you for a short time but your kindness was so overwhelming it truly touched my heart rest easy sweet girl I know you will always be watching over your baby girl and all that knew you😇ž

  7. Dear Sue & Jack,

    My heart is so heavy with grief for you and your family. I keep thinking back to our POPS days and what a sweet little girl Serena was. I still have the Christmas ornament with her name in glitter that she gave to Christopher (I do need to give it to him one of these days). I was so happy to have met you and enjoyed watching our toddlers grow into young children; those days were the best! May your love for your children & granddaughter keep you strong through this most difficult time. If I can offer you any support, please do not hesitate to call me.

    In friendship…

  8. Thank you so much, Mike and Jackie, for remembering Serena so fondly. She did have a wonderful smile! We are grateful for all that both of you brought to Serena’s life throughout the Academy and EHHS. Your kind thoughts are greatly appreciated.

  9. Thank you, Claire, for your thoughtfulness. We also remember those days with fondness. POPS was a great start for our kids and I thank you for being such a driving force behind that opportunity! We had lots of fun times together and with our kids, great memories. They have grown into wonderful young people! Here’s hoping we have a chance to cross paths again soon.

  10. Thank you, James, for your kind words. Serena was proud to have known you and of all your accomplishments. She was, indeed, a wonderful friend and had a way of making everyone she met feel special. Thank you for remembering her so fondly.

  11. To the entire Moore Family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. Serena was a wonderful friend to those of us who grew up with her. Never without a smile, she made us feel comfortable in our own skin. My deepest condolences.

  12. We remember you, Chrissy, and how much Serena wanted to help you. Her heart is an open door through which she allows so many to enter. We are glad that you have always remembered her kindness and hope that you can pay it forward to honor her memory.

  13. Dear Family of Serena,

    Our condolences to your loss. Serena was a rare and special gem. She was so open-hearted and kind. We loved her passion for writing. We are children’s book authors and friends of Serena’s. We would love to send our books to Lily. The last time we spoke to Serena was her inquiring a copy for her as well as a portrait. Our email is LoveProjectionsLLC@gmail.com if we can make this possible, we’d love to fulfill that for her. Bless you all. You raised a remarkable human being. Love you Serena. <3

  14. Thank you for such kind sentiments, Evelyn. Serena and Stephanie had many fun times together, which we will always remember. Such silly girls!!! Thank you so much for sending your condolences and remembering Serena with kindness.

  15. Thank you, Elizabeth. We know that you and Donna spend as much time together as possible. Jack certainly remembers your good, fun times together in TN!! Thank you so much for your thoughtful words. Indeed, Serena was a very gifted writer. We are glad you had a chance to share in her gifts!

  16. We are so saddened to hear about your loss. We will keep you in our prayers during this very difficult time. Our deepest condolences. Jack I’m so sorry if you need anything just reach out to me.

  17. Thank you, Kevin and family. We are so grateful for your thoughtfulness. Serena always loved family gatherings and, even though she didn’t see much of you and your brothers, she always had a great time when she did. Thanks again for reaching out to us.

  18. Moore Family,,we were heartbroken to hear about Serena,,watching Evan&Serena growing up on first Ave was a joy,,so very sorry for your loss,,your in our prayers,, pauline&bill

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