Dr. Marta L. Moore, 63, of Shiloh, passed away on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA.
Born September 1, 1949, in Lock Haven, PA, she was the daughter of the late Paul F. Moore, Sr., and Martha (Frey) Moore.
Marta was a graduate of Lock Haven High School, Lock Haven University with a B.S. in Kindergarten/Elementary Education and The Pennsylvania State University with an M.S. and Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies.
Dr. Moore 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. Currently she was Assistant Professor of Psychology at Lock Haven University for 23 years.
Marta 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.
Marta 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 Marta's life will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. at the Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church, 20 Egypt Road, Woodland, PA 16881 with Pastor Sean Patrick Smith officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 26 S. 2nd 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.
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