Willie Mae Moore, 67, Westinghouse employeeWillie Mae...


Willie Mae Moore, 67, Westinghouse employee

Willie Mae Moore, a retired circuitry tester who worked at Westinghouse for more than 25 years, died Tuesday of pneumonia at Liberty Medical Center. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 67.

The former Willie Mae Smith was a native of Northumberland County, Va., who came to Baltimore as a child. She graduated from Douglass High School in 1951 and attended the former Morgan State College.

She began work at the Baltimore offices of Westinghouse Corp. in 1955 and retired in 1982.

She married Charlie Stanford Moore in the early 1950s; he died in 1984.

Mrs. Moore enjoyed gardening, bowling and reading, and was a longtime member of Eastern Star of the Masonic Lodge.

Services are scheduled for noon today at Douglas Memorial Community Church, Lafayette and Madison avenues.

She is survived by a son, Stanford Moore of Philadelphia; a brother, Thomas Jackson of Baltimore; a sister, Doris Taylor of Northumberland County; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Helen Styer Groom, 88, executive secretary

Helen Styer Groom, a former secretary for Baltimore businesses, died Feb. 15 of heart disease at Hershey Medical Center in Derry Township, Pa. She was 88.

Mrs. Groom worked in Baltimore for Cunard Lines in the early 1930s and later was an executive secretary for Bethlehem Steel Corp. at Sparrows Point. She retired from there in 1974.

She was born in Coatesville, Pa. In 1934, she married George G. Groom, and the couple moved to the Baltimore area a short time later. They lived in Dundalk for many years and belonged to Dundalk United Methodist Church.

They moved to Wyomissing, Pa., in 1986. Mr. Groom died the next year. Three years ago, Mrs. Groom moved to Cornwall Manor, a Methodist retirement community in Cornwall, Pa.

She was a member of Cornwall United Methodist Church.

Services were Friday in Cornwall.

She is survived by two sisters, Ruth E. Readinger of Reading, Pa., and Joan S. Betty of Lancaster Pa.; four nephews and a niece.

Pub Date: 2/22/99

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