Muriel Moore Petty, a member of Our Lady of the Lake Parish in Lake Oswego and St. Cecilia Parish in Beaverton, died March 27. She was 97.
Mrs. Petty was born Jan. 9, 1917, in Verboort to William and Wilhelmina Hermens. She graduated from Verboort High School in 1934 and married Patrick Moore in 1942. They moved to Lake Grove in 1950. Following Patrick’s death in 1971, she married Thomas Petty in 1979. They lived in Tigard and Seaside. He died in 2003.
She is survived by her sisters, Dorothy Hermens and Jeanne Coussens, Hillsboro, Ann Schmidlkofer, Forest Grove, and Frances Kelly, Portland; children Timothy Moore and Kevin (Suzanne) Moore, Tualatin, Mary Sharon Moore, Eugene, and Patrick (Carol) Moore, Oregon City; stepchildren Michael (Sandi) Petty, Heather (Michael) McNassar of Sherwood, and Kevin Petty, Portland; four grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Cecilia Parish.