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MOFFETT, Mary J. "Becky" (Bechtel)
MOFFETT - Mary J. "Becky"
Age 90 years, died peacefully July 18, 2018, in Morgantown, WV. She was born April 26, 1928, in Buffalo, NY to the late Herbert Frederick and Mary Elizabeth (Schroeder) Bechtel. She was a graduate of East Aurora High School ('45), Oberlin College ('50), and University of Buffalo (M.Ed '67). Becky is survived by her husband, Warren Moffett. They married June 14, 1952, in East Aurora, NY. She is survived by her brother Thomas Bechtel (Dorie) of Middlebury, VT; daughters Elizabeth D. Moffett (Matthew Powell) of Arlington, VA and Kathryn Moffett-Bradford (Geoffrey Bradford) of Morgantown, WV; and her four "grands," whom she deeply loved and knew her as Oma, Edward (Kayla) and Robert Powell of Arlington, VA and Benjamin and Ian Bradford of Morgantown, WV. Mrs. Moffett taught physical education, retiring in 1990 from Lancaster High School in Lancaster, NY. She loved the theater, travel, music, Buffalo Bills football, and, most of all, her family. She will be remembered for her kindness to everyone she met, her laughter and sense of humor, her gift of putting everyone she met at ease, and, most of all, her loving spirit. She lit up every room she entered. A service of celebration of her life will be held Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 11 am at the Unitarian Universalist Church, Buffalo, NY. She gifted her body to the WV Human Gift Registry. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mrs. Moffett's memory can be made to: Roycroft Campus Corporation, 31 S. Grove St., East Aurora, NY 14052; Buffalo in Bloom, www.Buffaloinbloom.com; or the Darwin Martin House, 125 Jewett Pkwy., Buffalo, NY 14214.