Martha P. Moore of Port Jervis, N.Y., dies at age 97

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Martha P. Moore of Port Jervis, N.Y., died on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at Milford, Pa. She was 97.

Daughter of Dana and Alice Brink Padgett, she was born in Millrift, Pa., on Jan. 31, 1920.

She was the retired directory of the food service department at the Delaware Valley Schools, Matamoras, Pa. She was a faithful member of the Deerpark Reformed Church, Port Jervis, a Sunday School teacher, choir member, former Consistory member, and member of the Deerpark Church Womens Group.

She was a former member of the Port Jervis Salvation Army Ladies Auxiliary, A.A.R.P, Hose 6 Womens Auxiliary, Port Jervis Fire Dept. and the Matamoras Seniors.

On April 9, 1944, she married Douglas H. Moore, who pre-deceased her.

She is survived by her daughter, Charlene Lehn of Port Jervis; son, David Moore, of Port Jervis; grandchildren, Martha Brunelle and husband, Derek, Jacob Lehn and wife, Erin, Valerie Lehn and husband, David, David Moore Jr. and wife, Heather, Matthew Moore and wife, Jennifer, and Amber Moore; great grandchildren, Grace, Jackson, Gabriel, Henry, Eliza, Sophia, Oliver, Brianna, David, Mackenzie and Eva; sisters-in-law, Annabelle Padgett of Huguenot and Grace Padgett of Port Jervis; and several nieces and nephews.

She was pre-deceased by her son-in-law Russell Lehn and daughter-in-law Sharon Moore.

Visitation was held Dec. 11 at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Port Jervis. Funeral services were held Dec. 12, at the Deerpark Reformed Church, Port Jervis. The Rev. Ann Rost officiated. Interment followed at Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, N.Y.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Deerpark Reformed Church, 30 E. Main St. Port Jervis, NY 12771.

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