Charlene Candice Moore

Charlene Candice Moore, age 91, an eternal optimist and center of her family, died on Thanksgiving morning, November 28, 2019, in Petoskey. Born in Potterville on July 31, 1928, to Ray and Bonnie (Bramble) Laverty, Charlene grew up there and graduated from Potterville High School in 1946. She married Donald Moore and worked at Michigan Bell as an operator until they expanded their family. A few years later, she returned to work at AT&T at their switch station in Charlotte, retiring with 32 years of service. Over the years, Charlene enjoyed lots of activities in the Charlotte community, including membership at the Charlotte Country Club (where she had a hole in one), bowling and dancing with Don. Charlene and Donald loved to travel to Bradenton, FL in the winters after their retirement.
Charlene is survived by her daughters, Candace (Ron) Karr of Petoskey and Connie Burgess; 9 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Donald, in 2013; and her son, Rocco Moore, in 2007.
A spring 2020 interment at Benton Township Cemetery is being planned. Friends and family are asked to share memories of Charlene on her Tribute Page at The family is in the care of Pray Funeral Home in Charlotte.