Mary G. Moffet, 87, passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at her residence in Hershey’s Mill. She was the beloved wife of William “Bill” E. Moffet with whom she shared 32 years of marriage and the late Robert B. Norris.
Born in Chester, Mary was the daughter of the late Walter Graden and Margaret (nee Seaver) Graden.
Mary was known as “The Voice of Chester County” with weekly broadcasts on WCOJ from the Exton Lodge in 1948-50.
She worked for the Downingtown Area School District for 23 years. She was a secretary at the Senior High, Junior High and the District Administration Office.
In her retirement years, Mary enjoyed traveling with Bill across the United States in their motorhome as well as in Europe, searching for family genealogy.She loved caring for her family and was most at home playing in her gardens.
In addition to her husband Bill, she is survived by her children, Michael Norris (Catherine), Jeffrey Norris (Barbara), Steven Norris (Lisa) and Terry Norris Butz (Rob), James Moffet (Audrey Johnson), Ann Miller,. Also survived by her siblings Walter Graden, Jr. and Lois Hochstedler . She is GrandMary to 10 Grandchildren: Janessa Butz Brown (David), Tyler Norris (Stephanie), Kyle Norris (Shawna), Ryan Norris (Anji), Joshua Butz (Jaclyn), Laura Norris, Kate Norris Howard (Max), Bennett Norris, William Moffet, Lily Moffet, She is also Great GrandMary to 11 great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her grandson, Greg Norris, and siblings, Harry Graden, Jessie Dyess, Helen Graden, Louise Graden, Jean McMullen, Ethel Whitelock, Emma Dillon, and Ann Derrico.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Thursday, December 7th at the James J. Terry Funeral Home, 736 E. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, where family and friends may visit from 9:15 to 10:45 am.
Interment will be in Oaklands Cemetery, West Chester.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Historic Yellow Springs by visiting http://yellowsprings.org/support, click on the “Unique Giving” tab, and select “Honor or Memorialize a Loved One”.