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Eva C. (Ortel) Moore

December 20, 1937 ~ April 24, 2020 (age 82)


Eva C. (Ortel) Moore, 82, of Derry Twp., died Friday, April 24, 2020 at Excela Health Latrobe Hospital. She was born December 20, 1937 in Berlin, Germany, a daughter of the late Walter and Emma (Klutz) Ortel. Prior to retirement Eva worked at the Post Exchange. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, gardening, and animals. Besides her parents, Eva is preceded in death by an infant son James W. Moore and two half-sisters. Eva is survived by her husband of 50 years, James R. Moore of Derry Twp.; two sons Ryan S. Moore of Greensburg and Keith R. Moore of Derry Twp.; one step grandson William Haase; and also numerous nieces, nephews and friends . The family has entrusted the Matthew X. Merlin Funeral Home, Inc. 529 North Chestnut St. Derry, PA.724-694-8331 with the funeral arrangements. A funeral service will be held at later date. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Action for Animals 386 PA-217, Latrobe, PA 15650. Online condolences may be made at

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