Thursday, November 13, 2014

Kathleen G. Moore

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   



Ruth Ann Arty, Executive Director Md BOM said...

Sincere and heartfelt thoughts, prayers and hugs to the family and, especially, Kathleen's brother, Jim, from the Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors in Maryland. Through him, we understand the loss to the community this brings. Kathleen has helped many and has now earned her rest. God Bless Kathleen and all who loved her.

Margaret Govoni & Robert Brown said...

In loving memory of Aunt Kathleen

Victor March, Sr. said...


Please except my deepest and heartfelt sympathy in the passing of your sister, Kathleen. At this difficult time so many people care deeply about what you’re going through, though no one can truly understand all that you feel…But please remember how much we care, and know you’re surrounded by warm, supportive thoughts and wishes for strength and peace today, and in all the days to come.

Victor C. March, Sr.
MD Board of Morticians & Funeral Directors

Ted Heyob said...

Kathleen's presence at 5:00 Mass at SJV will be missed. Peace be with you Gerald.

Jennifer Winston said...

I will forever be grateful to my beloved Mother for her unconditional love. And for teaching me to love deeply, live simply, dream big, laugh a lot and be grateful.

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my Mother.
~Abraham Lincoln

Ditto. Love you Mom

Anonymous said...

To Kathleen's Family:
Please know that we were thinking of you all today and are so very sorry for your loss of Kathleen.
Our deepest sympathy, Cheryl and Mary

Cheryl and Mary said...

To Kathleen's Family:
Please know that we were thinking of you all today and are so very sorry for your loss of Kathleen.
Our deepest sympathy, Cheryl and Mary

Bob Susan & Kate said...

To Kathleen's Family
Our thoughts and prayers have been with you. We are very sorry for your loss. Kathleen will be missed by many as she now rests in peace. God Bless

Randy and Marguerita said...

Our deepest sympathy to all of the family, especially to my father for the loss of Kathleen. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time and we can only find comfort in knowing she was welcomed home by the open arms of our Lord. May she rest in peace, and find happiness in the presence of his home.

Love and God Bless,
Randy and Marguerita

Anonymous said...

With thoughts and prayers to you Daddy, and to the family for our loss of Kathleen. May she be in peace with our dear Lord. Daddy thinking especially of you and love you.
Wayne and Patsy