Kathleen G. Moore Ph. D, Age 71 of Orlando, FL passed away on November 13, 2014 after a short battle with cancer. Beloved wife of Gerald Brotherton. Loving mother of Jennifer Winston. Grandmother of Noah and Sophia Winston. Sister of John P. Govoni, Jr (Dorothy), Mark W. Govoni, Peter F. Govoni (Pat), James K. Govoni (Jeffrey) and the late Matthew Govoni. A 1963 graduate of St. Raphael’s School of Nursing in New Haven Ct. Kathleen began her career at Yale-New Haven Hospital in the Emergency Room. In 1971 she moved to Orlando and resumed her nursing career in the operating room of various Orlando Hospitals. During her nursing career she attended St. Leo’s College in St. Leo, FL obtaining her bachelor’s degree. In the 1980’s she decided to change her career to a counselor in mental health specializing in the areas of grief and bereavement. She obtained her masters in counseling from Rollins College in Winter Park, FL, then pursued her doctoral studies at the University of Florida in Gainesville, obtaining her Ph. D in counseling and mental health. Professionally she worked in mental health in the areas of survivor grief for law enforcement and became very active in the Association for Death Education and Counseling, or ADEC. She was both past president and a long time board member of ADEC. She was in private practice in Orlando for many years as well. An active volunteer her entire life she worked with many hospice and mental health agencies. She was a communicant and Eucharistic minister at St. John Vianney Catholic Church.
Relatives and friends may call at the DOBBS FUNERAL HOME 430 N. Kirkman Road Orlando, Florida 32811 Sunday November 16, 2014 from 2 until 4 pm and 6 until 8 pm. A Funeral Mass, Monday November 17, 2014 at 10:00 am at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 801 N. Hastings St, Orlando FL 32808 Interment Greenwood Cemetery, Orlando, FL. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105