Obituary Notice: Dr. Marta L. Moore
Dr. Marta L. Moore, 63, of Shiloh died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
Born Sept. 1, 1949, in Lock Haven, she was the daughter of the late Paul F. Moore Jr. and Martha (Frey) Moore.
She was a graduate of Lock Haven High School, Lock Haven University with a Bachelor’s degree in kindergarten/elementary education and the Pennsylvania State University with a Master’s and Doctoral degrees in human development and family studies.
She had been an elementary teacher at Keystone Central Schools, an instructor at Penn State University and a psychological consultant for Cen-Clear Child Services Inc. for 10 years. She was Assistant Professor of Psychology at Lock Haven University for 23 years.
She served on the APSCUF Executive Board at Lock Haven University, the Board of Directors at Cen-Clear Child Services Inc., the Clearfield County Local Interagency Coordinating Council and the Bradford Township Planning Commission.
She is survived by her best friend and companion of 11 years, Karen M. Krise; three daughters by choice, Apryl, Amber and Alyssa and five beloved grandchildren by choice, Dylan, Paige, Olivia, Tanner and Ty.
She loved children above all else and devoted her life to supporting and enriching the lives of the children around her. She thought of herself first and foremost as a teacher and especially enjoyed teaching at the Clearfield campus of Lock Haven University.
A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at 2 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church, 20 Egypt Rd., Woodland, PA 16881 with Pastor Sean Patrick Smith officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 26 S. Second St., Suite 102, Clearfield, PA 16830 or to your local Relay for Life team.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Bennett and Houser Funeral Home Inc., Clearfield.