Jeanine Moore died on July 6, 2021, at Brandon Woods at Alvamar in Lawrence KS. She was born on December 12, 1942, in St. Joseph MO the daughter of Maxine and Earl Johnson. A celebration of her life will be held at the Smith Center in Brandon Woods at Alvamar on Saturday, July 31, from 1 to 3 PM.
She graduated from Central High School in St. Joseph in 1961. She met her soon to be husband, Dward Moore, Jr. at the summer music camp at the University of Missouri in the summer of 1960. She attended St. Joseph Junior College and Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX. She graduated with a degree in music education in 1966. Dward also attended TCU and they were married September 5, 1965.
Jeanine and Dward joined the Peace Corps in 1966 and served in Uganda teaching at a boys’ boarding secondary school for two years.
Upon returning to the US, Jeanine and Dward started their graduate studies in Syracuse University. Jeanine received her Masters Degree in Information Studies at SU and over the years worked at libraries in Syracuse NY, Jamestown NY, and Brandon FL.
From 1985 to 2015, Jeanine and Dward lived in Brunswick MD. Jeanine taught violin and viola privately, played in the Frederick Maryland Symphony Orchestra and in several string quartets. She also taught music in several middle schools in Frederick County, MD before retiring in 2004.
Jeanine and Dward were ardent supporters of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, volunteering for many years in support of their beloved park as members of the C&O Canal Association.
In 2015, Jeanine and Dward moved to Lawrence KS to be closer to their sisters and their families who live in the greater Kansas City area.
Jeanine is survived by her husband Dward, her sister, Quinta Schwarzenberger of Olathe KS and numerous nieces and nephews.