Kathryn Dena Moore, of Raleigh died Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at the age of 84. A Raleigh native, Moore graduated from Hugh Morson High School, Raleigh, NC in 1948, St. Mary’s Junior College, Raleigh, NC in 1950, King’s Business College, Raleigh, NC in 1950. She attended the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, and Columbia University, New York City, NY.
The daughter of the late Thomas Cary Moore, Sr., and Ethel Glass Moore of Raleigh, Moore worked in advertising and public relations for Carolina Power and Light Co. In Raleigh, NC, J Walker Thompson Advertising Firm in New York City, as secretary and special assistant to Kenneth B Keating, Representative, NY, House of Representatives, U.S. Congress in Washington, DC, and Poyner, Geraghty, Hartsfield, and Townsend, Attorneys at Law in Raleigh, NC from which she retired in 1983.
Moore volunteered and acted with The Raleigh Little Theater, supported the local at arts, enjoyed reading and home life. She was a member of St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church.
Moore was preceded in death by her daughter, Ashley Mogilnicki. Moore is survived by a daughter, Kelly Mogilnicki of Fuquay Varina, a brother, Thomas Cary Moore, Jr. and a sister-in-law, Betty Jean Moore, of Smithfield, VA, a sister, Barbara Moore Madigan and a brother-in-law, Francis H. Madigan of Henderson, NC.
The family will receive friends Sunday, October 26, at Mitchell Funeral Home, 7209 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, from 3:00-5:00pm. Funeral Services will be held Monday, October 27, at 11:00am at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 4523 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, by Father James. Burial will be at Montlawn Memorial Park immediately following the funeral service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Timothy’s Church Outreach Fund and The American Alzheimer’s Association, 3739 National Dr., Suite 110, Raleigh, NC 27612.