Bernice Moore, 67, Social Services supervisor

January 23, 2003

Bernice Moore, a retired social worker, died Saturday of cardiac arrest at Sinai Hospital. The Ashburton resident was 67.

She retired as a Department of Social Services supervisor in 1999 with 30 years' service. She spent part of her career at the Liberty-Garrison office in Northwest Baltimore.

Born in Baltimore, Bernice Peterson was raised on West Barre Street and was a 1954 graduate of Carver Vocational Technical High School. She earned a degree in social work from Antioch College in 1976.

Mrs. Moore, who formerly belonged to Leadenhall Baptist Church and Shiloh Christian Community Church, enjoyed solving crossword puzzles. She also gardened and taught her grandchildren to play chess.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1300 Druid Hill Ave., where she was a member.

She is survived by two sons, Darryl Moore Sr. of Owings Mills and Jeffrey Moore of Baltimore; three daughters, Sharon E. Moore and Pamela E. Moore, both of Baltimore, and Kim Brown of Owings Mills; six sisters, Shirley Harris, Pauline Thomas, Geneva Dunn, Maxine Vanlandingham, Ella Mickens and Helen Rodwell, all of Baltimore; and six grandchildren. Her 20-year marriage to Elmer Moore, a former city police officer, ended in divorce.

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