MARQUETTE, MI - Sally S. Moore, age 76, of 1915 Bancroft Street, Marquette, entered eternal life Thursday evening, February 28, 2013, at Marquette General Hospital.
Born February 24, 1937 in Campbell, Missouri, the daughter of Herbert Harris and Amy Oxley, Sally was raised in Campbell, by her grandparents, until age 15 when she moved to St. Louis to live with her mother. She graduated from Hadley Technical School in St. Louis and later continued her education, receiving a bachelors degree from the University of Missouri, St. Louis.
On January 2, 1954, she married Cairl E. Moore in Hernando, Mississippi, with the couple making their first home in St. Louis. A move was made to Columbia, Missouri, where Cairl began his university education and later taught at the junior high and university levels, while Sally worked for State Farm Insurance. In 1968, the couple moved to Marquette where Cairl had accepted a teaching position at Northern Michigan University. Sally's passion was working with people and finding fulfillment in helping others. As a wife, mother, and homemaker, she became involved in the Marquette community by serving as director of Harbor House and running the TMFY (This Morning's For You) program for 21 years, a single parent drop-in center established at the First Presbyterian Church where she was a member. Sally not only led, but inspired, and her years with Harbor House saw her own family's participation in many of its programs.
Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Cairl; her children, Lisa Moore of Seattle, WA, Michael (Keena) Moore of AuTrain, Laura (George) West of Weymouth, MA, David (Wendy) Moore of Negaunee, and Amy (George) Baranek of Randolph, MA; her grandchildren, Myrah, Angel, and Cierra West, RJ and Max Moore, and Christine Kryscio; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Sally was preceded in death by her parents.
Friends may call at the Swanson-Lundquist Funeral Home on Tuesday, March 5, from 10:00 am until the time of service at 11:00 am. Burial will be made in the Park Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.swansonlundquistfuneralhome.com.