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Dorothy Rose (Shadle) Moore

June 30, 1919 ~ December 1, 2020 (age 101)

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Dorothy R. (Shadle) Moore,101, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday December 1, 2020.  She was born in 1919 in Greensburg, PA to the late William D. and Myra A. (Addie) Shadle.  She was the wife of the late William E. Moore and they made their home in Lower Burrell since 1935.  She was proud of her age and living independently for so many years.  She treasured spending time with family and friends and gave generously of herself and her time to anyone.  Dorothy enjoyed her time as a baker for Burrell School District and was known for her apple dumplings and sticky buns.  Visits to her house usually included playing cards.   Sitting on the porch swing with her created special times and memories.  Some of her favorite pastimes included camping, driving her Crown Victoria until her late nineties, gardening and sewing.  She was an excellent seamstress.  She lived out her faith by being a dedicated member of Puckety United Presbyterian Church where she served in many capacities in her lifetime.  She will be dearly missed by her son David (Dana) Moore of NH, daughter Myrna (Don) Zellefrow of Lower Burrell, daughter-in-law Elaine Moore of MA; grandchildren Sharon (George) McInerny, Scott (Dee) Moore, Robin (Joe) Gambino, Lynette (Derek) Spinnenweber, Kent (Chris) Zellefrow; great-grandchildren Ami (Jason) Miller, Mary and Charlie McInerny, Kathleen Moore, Sarah Gambino, Tristen Marriotti, Samuel Zellefrow and Andrew Spinnenweber; her brother Paul (Dottie) Shadle and several nieces and nephews.  Besides her husband and parents she is preceded in death by grandson Kurt Zellefrow, brothers Richard and William Shadle, sisters Helen Armbrust, Margaret Gregg, Ruth Shadle, Freida Bennethum, Violet Bargerstock and fiancé Calvin Borland.  A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. October 16, 2021 at Puckety Presbyterian Church, 1009 Puckety Church Road, Lower Burrell, PA  15068 with PastorBrian Kilbert officiating.  STREAMABLE  LIVE ON PUCKETY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH FACEBOOK PAGE.  Arrangements entrusted to the Frank F. Gigler Funeral Home, Inc., Robert P. Karish, Supervisor, Lower Burrell.  Those wishing to make an expression in Dorothy’s memory may make a contribution to Puckety Presbyterian Church, 1009 Puckety Church Road, Lower Burrell, PA 15068.  Condolences are welcome at


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Memorial Service
October 16, 2021

1:00 PM
Puckety Presbyterian Church
1009 Puckety Church Road
Lower Burrell, PA 15068

Private Services

Frank F. Gigler Funeral Home, Inc.
2877 Leechburg Road
Lower Burrell, PA 15068


Puckety United Presbyterian Church
1009 Puckety Church Road, Lower Burrell PA 15068

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