Mary Kaurin Moore

July 12, 1927May 8, 2019

It is with great sadness that the family of Mary Kaurin Moore announces her passing on May 8, 2019 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s. Mary was born in Rochester, New York on July 12, 1927, to Helen Gibney Burke and Walter F. Burke, Sr.

Mrs. Moore is preceded in death by her first husband, Walter Lawrence Kaurin, Jr., her beloved daughter, Diane Mooney Hoffman, and her second husband, Victor C. Moore.

Mrs. Moore is survived by her children, Walter Lawrence Kaurin, III, of Newnan, Georgia; Kathy Kaurin Lemieux of Bountiful, Utah and Mary Lynne Moore of Alpharetta, Georgia, her brother, Walter F. Burke, Paramus, New Jersey and sister, Kathy Fulchiron of Maryland and countless grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Moore graduated from Katharine Gibbs School in New York City and worked for several years at Union Carbide Corporation, where she met her husband, Walter Kaurin, Jr. Together they had four children and lived in West Virginia and Marin County, California, where Walter Kaurin, Jr. is laid to rest. Mrs. Moore moved her family to Peachtree City, Georgia, in 1972 to be closer to family.

Mrs. Moore worked as the first City Clerk for the City of Peachtree City and then went to work for the developer of the town, Garden Cities Corporation. She enjoyed seeing her small-town blossom and was elected to the City Council of Peachtree City for two terms. She ended her professional career with Fasson Corporation and retired in 1985 to travel the country with her new husband, Victor C. Moore.

The family would like to thank the dedicated nurses and staff at Southland Rehabilitation and Nursing Home for their excellent care of Mary for the last 11 years.

The family will receive visitors at 10:00 a.m. Monday, May 13, 2019 at Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home in Peachtree City, Georgia with a memorial service following in the Chapel at 11:00 a.m.

Inurnment will be at a later date at Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery, San Rafael, California.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Angels Among Us Pet Rescue at


  • Visitation Monday, May 13, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, May 13, 2019


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Debby Lemasters

May 10, 2019

Mary Lynn I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. I know how you feel as I just lost mine two weeks ago. You don't want them to leave but you don't want them to stay. Have peace that she is with the Lord and you will see her again. She is free from pain and that horrible disease. In the end the Alzheimer's did not win. The Lord won. He received her and the battle is won. She is happy and walking the streets of gold. Thinking and praying for you.
Love You, Debby

Walter Burke

May 9, 2019

A good part of my life has now passed. Mary & I were very close earlier in our lives. She had a hard life raising the kids as mostly a single mother. God bless you Mary . Rest in peace. Walt