Laconia resident, Dorothy Lily Moore, passed away on Jan. 10, 2019, at a local care facility, aged 92 years. She was born in Lowell, Massachusetts on July 19, 1926 to Charles and Lily (Tallant) Gould.
Dorothy grew up in Pelham and Windham. She graduated from Lowell High School and worked as an office assistant in the auto industry. She married Harold Amsden in 1946. In 1958, she moved to Nashua, New Hampshire with her son, and accepted an office position with a new car dealer, where she met and married her husband, James Moore, and moved to Hollis in 1963.
For several years, she worked in real estate and development, also opened a yarn shop in Hollis. She was active with the Hollis Woman’s Club, and the Hollis Congregational Church. Her hobbies included, knitting, gardening, stitchery, and cooking. Family free time was spent at a cottage on Sunset Lake, Alton Bay, and an island property in Salem, NH.
Dorothy is survived by two sons, Thomas Amsden of Brookings, Oregon, Robert Moore of Laconia, and one daughter, Mary Jane Moore of Nashua. Sister, Jessie Huff of Ocala, Florida, and step children, James Moore, Jr and Linda Colangelo, as well as five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Moore, brother, Charles Gould, sister, Harriet Wilson, and her mother, Lily Tallant.
Graveside services will be in April.