Dorothy C. Moore, M.D. First African-American female immunopathologist in NJ, 62 Dorothy C. Moore, M.D., 62, made her transition on Sept. 22, 2014. The celebration of her life was held on Monday at Blessed Sacrament Church, 15 Van Ness Place, Newark, N.J., with entombment at Hollywood Memorial Park, Union, N.J. Visitation was on Monday at the church. Arrangements are by Whigham Funeral Home. Born in Newark, Dorothy was a resident of Boonton, N.J. She received a B.A. degree from Rutgers University and her medical doctorate from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, and received specialty training in immunopathology and blood banking. She was the first African-American female immunopathologist in the State of New Jersey. Dorothy was predeceased by her parents, Willie E. Moore Sr. and Zenobia Moore; two brothers, Charles (Gwen) and McCleveland Moore; and brother-in-law, James Anderson. She leaves to cherish her memory her life partner, Dr. Rhonda Hagler, and Kyle and Mikie; siblings, Deacon Willie E. Moore (Juanita), Zenobia Anderson, Priscilla Hill, Sharon Moore, and Cathy Moore-Johnson (Keith); two grandchildren, three sisters-in-law, Debbie, Robin, and Jackie; mother-in-law, Mary; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Published in Star-Ledger from Sept. 28 to Sept. 30, 2014-