Harriett Elizabeth Moore formerly of Arlington Heights A memorial service in celebration of the life of Harriett Elizabeth Moore of Barrington will be held on Saturday, March 2, at 10 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Arlington Heights, 302 N. Dunton Ave. The daughter of Edgar B. Williams and June Gafford Williams, and the great-granddaughter of Omaha pioneer families, she was born on Feb. 1, 1920, in Omaha, Neb., where she received her early education. She was a resident of Arlington Heights from 1954 to 2002 and Barrington from 2002 until the time of her death on Feb. 6, 2013. Her undergraduate study in English literature was completed at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and her graduate work at Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio. While at the University of Nebraska, she was elected to Sigma Tau Delta and Sigma Pi Phi honorary English and education fraternities, and was a member of Pi Omega Pi (Chi Omega) sorority. She taught English and journalism in secondary school in Nebraska and was a service representative for Northwestern Bell Headquarters in Omaha. She was accepted for membership in the Omaha Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. After her marriage, and while her husband studied in law school, she was employed in the visual arts department and the business office at the University of Michigan and represented the university in its fundraising drive for the Ann Arbor United Fund. Later, she was a homemaker, and her life was dedicated to her family. She was the wife of Bruce Lawrence Moore for 55 years; mother of Bruce Lawrence Jr. (Rosita) of Cary, Mary Melissa (Daniel) Kelly of Streamwood, Deborah Carol (William) Audenby of Burlington, Wis., Douglas Laird (Era Joy) of Cary and Victoria Ellen (Scott Chan) Moore of Los Altos, Calif.; grandmother of Tara (Andrew) St. Clair, Robert Ohlson, Tamara (Nicolas) Carlino, Kendra Moore Chan, Kevin Williams Chan and Keiashia Moore and great-grandmother of Iman, Jacob, Jordan and Jaden Ohlson, and Colin, Paige and Fintan St. Clair; and sister of Ann Jeannette McGarvey of Santa Monica, Calif. She was a member of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, Arlington Heights, and of the Mother Church, Boston. Her ashes will be interred, as are those of her husband, in the Memorial Prayer Garden at the First Presbyterian Church of Arlington Heights. Memorial gifts can be made to Heifer International (www.heifer.org) or CARE (www.care.org). For information and condolences, www.GlueckertFH.com or 847-253-0168.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from February 12 to February 14, 2013