Betty Moore

Betty Moore, 89, of LaPorte, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at home surrounded by her family in La Porte, IN.


She was born March 28, 1931 in Augusta, Georgia, the daughter of Marcus Phillips and Essie (Aldred) Phillips.


Betty loved being a mom and a grandmother. She was known to her grandchildren as “Mamo Moore”. She had an outgoing personality and just loved everyone. She enjoyed watching sports especially Notre Dame Football, the Atlanta Braves, and the Chicago Bulls when Michael Jordan was still on the team. She always kept herself busy and was known for keeping an immaculate home, being very organized, and making her banana dessert. She was famous for her macaroni and cheese. Betty always enjoyed a trip back home to Augusta Georgia to visit family. On December 31, 1955, in South Carolina she married Harry D. Moore who preceded her in death June 13, 2018. They were married for 63 years.


She is survived by her two daughters, Cindy Mazur of LaPorte, IN ; Kelly (Bill) Hastings of Rolling Prairie, IN ; Special Daughter-in-law, Donna (Vern) Berg; one sister, Mary Sapp of Jacksonville, FL. Seven grandchildren, Jenifer Hill (Archie), Lori Lachmund, Crystal (Chris) Kaldahl, Kevin (Autumn) Mazur, William Hastings, Jordan (Marissa) Hastings, Nicky Mazur; and thirteen great-grandchildren, Trevor, Parker, Nolan, Corey, Ava, Alyssa, Aubree, Jovi, Micah, Elena, Gavin, Elias, and Elowen.


Betty was preceded in death by her loving husband Harry D. , son Marcus Moore, brother Marcus Phillips Jr.,sisters Dorothy Cheek, Margaret Thaxton and Helen Timmerman and son-in-law Gene Mazur.


Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave. LaPorte, IN. The family has chosen cremation with a service to be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Hospice or donor’s choice. Online condolences may be made at


We would like to extend our utmost appreciation to Grace Hospice especially to nurse Rhonda Gibson for taking such good care of our mom. And thank you also to Chaplain Dale Welling who offered mom comfort and peace and gave her a twinkle in her eye every visit. We are eternally grateful.

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