FLORENCE – Betsy L. Moors, 89, of Harold Street, died Sunday, at Cooley Dickinson Hospital.
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Born March 18, 1923, in North Adams, Betsy was the daughter of the late Robert and Cora (McNulty) Neville.
She worked at the former Sprague Electric in North Adams before her marriage to Robert Moors. They moved to Florence in 1951 when Robert began his career with the former Pro Brush. Robert predeceased Betsy in 1967.
Betsy later went to work for the University of Massachusetts Amherst as an end processing clerk in the university library. She retired from UMass in 1989 after 25 years with the university.
She was a member of the Florence Congregational Church for many years and had been on the Missionary Committee as well as being active with the bazaar and friendship circle. Betsy had also been an assistant Cub Scout leader, was an avid crafter and particularly enjoyed making miniature paintings for doll houses. She also loved reading.
Betsy is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Keith and Sue Moors of Florence; four grandchildren, Hai Le and his wife Amanda Tinkleman-Le, Kane Moors, Saleen Moors and VJ Moors; 15 foster-grandchildren; and one great-grandson, Isaac Tinkleman-Le.
The funeral will be held Saturday at 12 noon at the Florence Congregational Church. Friends may gather at Pease and Gay Funeral Home, 425 Prospect St., Northampton, for a calling hour beginning at 10:30 a.m. and then proceed to Florence Congregational Church for the service. Burial in Spring Grove Cemetery will be at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pastor's Discretionary Fund at Florence Congregational Church, 130 Pine St., Florence, MA 01062 or to the VNA and Hospice of Cooley Dickinson, 168 Industrial Drive, Northampton, MA 01060.
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Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on Feb. 21, 2013
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