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Barbara Jean (Benvie) Moore

September 26, 1933 ~ June 18, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old


On June 18, 2023, Barbara Jean Benvie Moore, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, was called home to be with the Lord. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her family.  BJ was 89 years old.

BJ was born in Washington County, Pennsylvania to the late Samuel Benvie and Jessie (McPherson) Benvie.

BJ grew up in Donora, Pennsylvania, where she graduated from Donora High School and attended Waynesburg College. Before coming to live with family in Pittsboro, North Carolina, she resided in Kissimmee, Florida and was a member of St. Cloud Presbyterian Church.

She was preceded by her husband, Byron W. Moore, her brother, Buck Benvie, and her beloved daughter, Martha Jean Sloan.

BJ is survived by her son, Edward C. Moore and his wife Ellen J. Moore of Pittsboro, NC, four granddaughters, Jessie Sloan of St. Cloud, FL, Melanie Moore Richeson (Ryan) of Charlotte, NC, Emily Moore (Nick) of Pittsboro, NC, Valerie Moore of Pittsboro, NC and two great grandchildren, Jace Rivera and Shawn Rivera of St. Cloud, FL.

Friends will be received in The Dearth Funeral Home 35 South Mill Street New Salem, PA on Friday, June 23rd from 11:00AM until 12:00Noon.  A Funeral Service will begin at 12:00Noon with Rev. Laura Blank officiating. Interment to follow at Salem View Cemetery.


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June 23, 2023

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dearth Funeral Home
35 South Mill St
New Salem, PA 15468

Funeral Service
June 23, 2023

12:00 PM
Dearth Funeral Home
35 South Mill St
New Salem, PA 15468


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