Flora Belle Moynihan, 88, a longtime resident of Maupin, Ore., died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at a care facility in Maupin.
She was born April 30, 1924, in Maupin, the second of six children to Aaron E. and Carrie Belle (Houghton) Davis. She grew up in Maupin and Shearers Bridge for two years as a child, and attended Maupin Grade School and High School graduating in 1942.
She married Joseph P. Moynihan in Goldendale, Wash., on April 6, 1942. She worked for the US Postal Service for 33 years and the US Weather Bureau for three years. She was a member of Maupin Community Church where she was church treasurer for over 40 years and was a Sunday school and Child Evangelism teacher. She was also a member of Maupin American Legion Auxiliary and enjoyed, photography; quilting, sewing and coin collecting.
She is survived by her son, Lawrence and his wife Helen; her daughter, Jean Earl and her husband Gary; five grandchildren, Scott Moynihan and his wife Kari, Teresa Ellis and her husband John; Wendie Ring and her husband David, Gordon Earl and Sherry Magill and her husband Lane; and seven great grandchildren.
Services will be Saturday, Feb. 9, at 1 p.m. at the Maupin Grade School and on Monday, Feb. 11, at 1 p.m. at Canyon Rim Manor.
Private cremation was at Win-Quatt Crematory in The Dalles with Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heart of Hospice.
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