Lorraine J. Moore, 84, of Crow Hill Rd., passed away Monday morning, August 2, 2021 at her home following a courageous battle with cancer.
Born on January 29, 1937 in Newburgh, New York, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Marjorie (Scofield) Wardell. She was a 1954 graduate of Indian Lake Central School and later continued higher education at Adirondack Community College.
She married Richard “Rip” Moore on October 9, 1954 in Wilmington, VT. Rip passed away on August 18, 2000 following 45 years of marriage.
As owner and operator of Lorraine Moore Realty, she worked in the real estate market for over 40 years serving communities in Vermont and New York. She also sold Woodmen of the World Insurance products for many years and owned and operated the Lone Birch Motel in Indian Lake until 2001.
She had a beautiful singing voice and sang at numerous weddings in her earlier years. She enjoyed golf, sewing, and traveling which included spending several winters in Safety Harbor, Florida.
Lorraine was predeceased by her parents, her husband, Rip Moore and a son, Michael Moore.
Survivors include her children: Dan (Lisa) Moore of Indian Lake, Lori (Glen) Pratt of Hudson Falls, Justin Moore of Indian Lake and girlfriend Lisa Karam
Eight grandchildren: Melinda (Jeff) Brouthers, Josh (Amanda) Moore, Lindsey (Michael) Montanye, Kate (Patrick) Kocienski, Jessica (Zachary) Hickman, Kyle (Hayley) Pratt, Matthew Moore (Jen Tremblay) and Victoria Moore (Brandon Clawson)
Great grandchildren: Molly and Joseph Brouthers, Kali and Kaeson Pratt, Michael Moore, Eleanor Hickman, Lyla Montanye, Quinn Montanye;
Siblings: Ronda Wells and Beverly Lanphear both of Indian Lake, Everett (Geraldine) Wardell of Rochester;
Daughter-in-law, Brenda Moore; brother-in-law, David Moore; sisters-in-law, Florence Moore and Marie Williams; Along with many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be on Saturday August 21, 2021 at Miller Funeral Home in Indian Lake from 10:00am to 12:00pm.
Funeral services will immediately follow the visitation.
Burial will be in Cedar River Cemetery, Indian Lake, after the service.
Contributions in Lorraine’s memory may be directed to the American Cancer Society or American Legion Post 1392, Indian Lake, NY.
The family would like to thank caregivers Karen Hutchins,Elaine Lashway, Carolyn Hansen, and High Peaks Hospice for their compassion and support.
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