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Dorothy Moore

Dorothy Moore, age 71, of Aurora, passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at home.

Dorothy's wishes were to be cremated. Memorials may be made in care of the family. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.


Dorothy Cowan Moore, the daughter of Robert and Dorothy (Cowan) Foley, was born in Queens, New York on March 7, 1951 and passed away in Aurora, Nebraska on May 12, 2022, at the age of 71.

Dorothy was raised in New York and moved to Florida in the 1970’s. She was a licensed practical nurse (LPN) working in hospitals and nursing homes during her 30-year career in nursing. Dorothy raised three daughters: Rhonda and twins, Dani and Barbara. When the twins moved to Nebraska in 1997, Dorothy and Rhonda followed them to Nebraska in 1999.

Dorothy enjoyed playing cards, bowling, reading and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She loved watching her grandson playing football on television.

She is preceded in death by her mother & step-dad; brother, George Cowan and two grandsons, T.J. on April 11, 2005 and Mark on September 8, 2013.

Those left to cherish her memory are her three daughters, Rhonda Moore of Stockham, Dani (Anthony) Andersen of Marquette and Barbara Moore of Aurora and 7 grandchildren, E.J., Bryana, Daniel, MaKeya, Zoee'Anne, Faith and David. She is also survived by two brothers, Eddie Cowan of New York and John Cowan of Florida and other family members and friends.

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