Vera A. Moore

vera moore
Vera A. Moore, age 93, of North Haven passed away Saturday, July 28, 2012 at her home. Vera was the widow of William Burgan, her first husband and James W. Moore her second husband. She was the mother of Katherine Moore of Longmont, CO, Michael Moore of Ramona, CA, Rosellen Moore of New Haven, CT and the late Patricia Ferri & her husband Daniel and Gerald Moore. She is also survived by 6 grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren. Vera was born in Brooklyn, NY on July 30, 1918 a daughter of the late Joseph & Rosann Brillo Kane. She was predeceased by her siblings, Lillian Apicella & James, Arthur & Gerald Kane. Vera was a purchasing agent for Quinnipiac University before her retirement; she was a member & past president of the Mt. Carmel Art Association, a communicant of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church and a member of their choir for many years. Vera had been a resident of North Haven since 1955. Friends may attend her Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 10:00 AM in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Whitney Ave., Hamden and may visit with her family on Wednesday, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM in BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Her interment will be private. In lieu of flowers contributions in her memory may be made to the James W. Moore Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund, SCSU, 501 Crescent St., New Haven, CT 06515

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  1. We will miss Vera, her wit, warmth, energy, and artistic interests. Her daughter, Rosellen, is one of our very dearest friends. We wish we could be there with you.We share in your sorrow. With love for all the family, Barbara and Fethi

  2. Dear Kitty and family, With deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother and grandmother. I’m thinking of you. Sincerely, Ellen McNally

  3. Vera will always be one of my favorite people. I’m so grateful to have known her, essentially, my entire life. I can still hear her laughing and making jokes. I will forever remember her with a smile on her beautiful face. Love and hugs to her family and friends.

  4. Dear Family: Our Faith Sharing Group will miss Vera sorely. She was an inspiration not only with her spirituality but her creativity and beauty as well. I will miss her, she was a gift to all of us.

  5. Dear Family: Our Faith Sharing Group will miss Vera sorely. She was an inspiration not only with her spirituality but her creativity and beauty as well. I will miss her, she was a gift to all of us.

  6. Dear Rose, The love and the care that you gave your mother in her final years was nothing short of amazing. You are an example to us all. I hope you find comfort knowing that she is now at peace in the Lord’s hands.

  7. Dearest Kitty and Family… The Sheehan family send wishes of sympathy and love at this time of loss. I hope that the treasured memories you hold dear of your Mother will be become the jewels which will last forever. Warm hugs Cliona and Family

  8. I did not know Vera A. Moore, but I believe as she believed and will add my support to Planned Parenthood and the Southern Poverty Law Center to fill the gap…

  9. Kitty- May you be filled with love, light and peace at the remembrance of your beautiful mother. Sending love and support to you and your family, Sue Neufeld

  10. Sorry to hear of your loss.While I did not know your Mom, I felt the need to express my Condolnces.I lost my Mom July 2011.Mom had turned 93 yrs.old two weeks before. Gone, but never to be forgotten.

  11. Dear Kitty, I am sorry for your loss. I remember your Mom fondly, she was one of a kind. My prayers are with you and your girls. Always, Lyn

  12. Dear Kitty, Rose, and the family, Very sorry for your loss. I was glad to see Vera last year. Sending you wishes for healing and peace. Leslie Robinson

  13. Dear Kitty: I am so sorry to her of the loss of your mother. Although I did notknow her personally, her values were passed on to you and your siblings. Fondly, Dee Stephens

  14. Kitty & Roz, With a sincere sense of kindness, Your Mom meant everything and we know that she is happy for that.

  15. My dear Vera, mother of my dearest friend, my .other mother., you are profoundly loved and will live in our hearts forever. I love you. Maria

  16. Dear Rosellen, So sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Janice Gemmell

  17. I have no memory of Vera, largely because my immediate family lost touch with my grandfather James’ family after his passing. It doesn’t, however, change my sadness for her loss. My mom, Dorothea, has often spoken lovingly of her – her spirit and personality. Rosanne and I send our prayers and love at this difficult time.

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