Alice Mary Moore, 90, of Newark passed away at home on April 17, 2020. Alice was a lifelong resident of Newark.
Alice was a graduate of St Antoninus Elementary School and Benedictine Academy, Elizabeth. She was an alumna of Newark State Teachers College ’51 where she earned BS and MS degrees in Education. The Newark schools she served as Principal were Branch Brook, Arlington Ave and Maple Avenue Annex. She was a compassionate administrator and always devoted extra time to support students with special needs. After retirement, Alice served as treasurer of Casa-R the Association of Retired Administrators for the City of Newark until recently.
Alice was profoundly devoted to her Catholic faith. She was a parishioner of St. Mary’s Church at the Abbey in Newark. She was a parish council member, lector and Eucharistic minister. Alice was deeply dedicated to her work at the Pierre Toussaint Food Pantry, which is the parish outreach for people facing food insecurity. In recognition of her commitment to the church, the Newark Abbey garden and its new statue of Our Lady were blessed in her honor in June 2019. Aside from the parish, Alice supported many charities and other Catholic faith based organizations.
She was predeceased by her two brothers Bernard and Daniel Moore Jr. She is survived by her sister Regina Sherer and many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Church at the Abbey, Newark at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Pierre Toussaint Food Pantry. For more information or to send condolences please visit jacobhollefuneralhome.com