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Obituary Notice- Edith E. Moore

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IRVING:  Edith E. Moore, 85, of a resident of TLC/HN-Nursing Facility, Irving, formerly of Dennison Road, Silver Creek, died Tuesday, July 2nd, at her residence, following a lengthy illness.  She was born in Silver Creek on August 24, 1927, the daughter of the late Rosell W. and Ethel (Seeley) Snyder.

Mrs. Moore worked at St. Columban’s on the Lake Silver Creek, for 10 years and she also previously worked many jobs around the area including working for the former Silver Creek Telephone Co.  She assisted her late husband, Merritt T. Moore, whom she married January 16, 1954 in Silver Creek and who died July 26, 1992, and her son with the Grape Farm on Dennison Road, Silver Creek.  Mrs. Moore enjoyed floral & vegetable gardening and maintaining lawns.

Survivors include a daughter, Monica Moore, of Florida, and a son, Merritt T. (Kathryn) Moore, II, of Silver Creek.  Also surviving are 2 grandchildren Merritt Thomas Moore, III, Grace Rose Moore and several nieces & nephews.  Besides her parents and husband she was predeceased by a sister Constance Snyder Lord and by a brother William Snyder.

Friends are welcome to call at the Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm.  Private Graveside Services will be held in Evergreen Lawn Cemetery, Town of Hanover, with Rev. Michael Leamon, pastor of Christ Chapel Wesleyan Church, Silver Creek, officiating.

The family suggests memorial donations may be made either to the Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Road, Jamestown, NY 14701 or to Buffalo City Mission, 100 East Tupper Street, Buffalo, NY 14203.  To post condolences go to


  • maria fred
    Posted July 5, 2013 at 9:18 am

    What the hell grandma 🙂 i wont ever get to hear that again… Im going to miss grandma edie she was one of a kind. It was as pleasure getting the chance to know her and be her caregiver. may you rest in peace. You were one of my favorites.

  • Peggy Seitz
    Posted July 6, 2013 at 6:03 pm

    To the Family of Edith, I’m so very sorry for your loss. Edith (Edie) was one of my favorite residents. She always made me laugh with her quick wit. Whenever I would pass by she would give me a wink and a wave. I always loved going the extra when cleaning her room as she always appreciated it. I will miss her very much. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.

  • Brenda Hazelton Dooley
    Posted July 7, 2013 at 8:16 pm

    Whenever I think of popcorn and koolaide I laugh and remember how much fun I had with Monica sitting in your kitchen. I will never forget swimming in the pond out back by the hangar….still cannot believe we actually got in that water!!! You are fondly remembered.

  • Sylvia Clarke
    Posted July 8, 2013 at 9:42 am

    Dear Monica & Tom, I am so sorry to read of your mother’s passing. She was a lovely and gracious lady.
    Your “old” Four H leader.

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