Diane Debra Moore - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Diane Debra Moore

June 28, 1952 - November 24, 2019

          Diane Debra Moore, age 67, a lifelong resident of Newark, passed away on Sunday, November 24, 2019.

          Born in Wilkes Barre, PA on June 28, 1952, she was a daughter of Clifford Thomas Early, Sr. and the late Geraldine T. (Magalski) Early.  Diane graduated from Christiana High School and shortly after graduation she devoted the next 33 years as a dedicated employee to Astra Zeneca.

          She loved spending her free time at the beach with her family and friends.  Diane enjoyed flower gardening.  Of all her passions, she was a loving Babcia to her 5 grandsons and enjoyed spending time with them.

          Diane is survived by her father, Clifford; her husband of 44 years, Donald Lee Moore; daughters, Rachael Macauley (Jason Zdziera) and Rebecca Brooks (Brian); sister, Kathy Royle (Ken); brother, Cliff Early, Jr. (Bridgette); grandsons, Adam, Braeden, Sloan, Declan and Cade; and many dear friends and extended family.

          A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Saturday, November 30, 2019, at Holy Family Catholic Church, 15 Gender Rd, Newark, DE, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 am.  Interment will be held privately.

          In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Diane’s memory to the Children’s Tumor Foundation, 370 Lexington Avenue, Suite 2100, New York, NY 10017.


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27 Condolences for Diane Debra Moore

  • My heart goes out to the entire Moore Family, especially Don, Rachael and Becca. For this great loss of Diane, wife, mom, babcha . May she rest in the peace and love of God.

  • Rachael, Braeden and family-Al and I are so sorry for your loss. Diane was a wonderful woman, greatly loved by her family and friends. I admired her and the wonderful loving woman she was. May you all find great comfort in the memories and may the LOrd comfort and carry you through this time of grief and always. Praying for you all!

  • My condolences to you and your family. May God be your comfort and strength.


  • Your joyous smile, fun loving attitude and long time friendship will be forever missed. Donnie, Rachael, Becca and the entire family please know that we are thinking about you, caring about you, and wishing there were words to express the sympathy that goes out to all of you.
    With Deepest Sympathy,
    Kathy and Dan Haddaway

  • Becca we are thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. Sending hugs to each of you

  • Don, Rachel, Rebecca and the Moore family: Our most heartfelt condolences to you all in the loss of Diane. We hope you can find some comfort in all the great memories you all share.

  • Dear Donnie and family: You are in my thoughts and prayers on Diane’s passing. I really enjoyed talking with you both at the Star campus at U of DE when I would see Diane at therapy. May she rest in peace and God bless you, Donnie and your family. A CHS classmate, Chris (Doherty) Schaen

  • Very sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all during this difficult time.

  • To The Moore Family:

    On behalf of the Christiana High School Class of 1971, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time🙏🙏🙏.

    Our deepest condolences,

    Christiana High School Class of 1971

  • I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Diane from CHS. A quiet, sweet soul. May you be comforted at this time of grief by Our Lord Jesus. Rip Diane. You will be missed very much.

  • Donnie and family. Mike and I are so sorry to hear of Diane’s passing. She was a great person and know how much she will be missed. We are in Missouri and won’t be able to attend the service. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Mike and LuAnn Bellman.

  • Becca and Rachel, So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. My prayers and sympathy go out to you both and your families. Lynn Moorefield💔

  • Hugs and prayers to Don and family.

  • Dear Moore family, I am so very sorry for your loss. Diane was an awesome girl in high school and I know how much she loved her family. Prayers for you all.
    Patty B.

  • I too worked with Diane, and she always had beautiful smile ready for you. She was a wonderful person.May
    God give her family strength and comfort. R.I.P. Diane, you will be missed.
    With deepest sympathy ,
    Linda Brady

  • Don,
    We were so sorry to hear about Diane’s passing. 44 years together. You will miss her so. 😢
    May you find comfort through your children and grandchildren during this sad, sad time. They were her pride and joy. Now you must fill the void of them losing their beloved mother and babcha. Thoughts and prayers for your entire family.
    Carole & Walt

  • Donny and family we are so sorry to here about Diane, our thoughts and prayers are with you all!!!

  • Rachael I am so sorry for your loss
    You and your family are in my prayers ❤❤

  • My deepest sympathies. Diane was a classmate at Christiana and a member of our Tri- Hi-Y group. Many good memories of beach trips in High School.

  • My sympathy to Donnie and family on the loss of Diane. Many fond memories of times spent together. Prayers to all of you at this sad time.

  • Sincere Sympathies to all. I love this picture of her. Her smile was so real and welcoming. She left the world two beautiful daughters to carry on her torch. That made everyday better for her as she met each little Grandchild ( Angel) . May God comfort everyone of you. What a horrible loss. She was such a beautiful and wonderful person. Carry her torch high girls. We’ll all Remember, her Kindness, Smiles and understanding. May God carry youthrough this horrible time in your life. She had an unforgettable, personality,

  • I’m sooooo sorry for your loss Rachael and Becca. I’ll never forget all those fun times at PotNets. Years and years of fun and memories. Hold them all so close. I know this has to be so tough. I can’t imagine. Losing my Aunt Lorraine a few weeks ago was rough enough I can’t imagine losing my mom. Keep your heads up ladies your mama is in the hands of our lord. Take care. I’ll prob never see you guys again I live in Florida but I want you to know you’re in my thoughts ❤️

  • I went to junior high and high school with Diane. She was a kind person with a smile for everyone. My deepest sympathies go out to the family. She will be in my prayers.

  • We are so sorry to hear of Diane’s passing – we both worked with her over 30 years. I really enjoyed all our lunch and break times we had together (wonderful memories). Our hearts go out to all of you – Cathy and Michael Warner

  • How sad to hear of Diane’s passing. A lot of people pass through our lives. You know the great ones when their names bring a smile to your face. Diane was an absolute joy to know and get to see every day at work. I’m honored to think of her as a friend. My deepest sympathy for every member of your family You’ve lost so much with Di’s passing. May Gods Grace and Love give you Faith in your days ahead. Gloria Grant.

  • My condolences to Donnie and family. Diane was a sweet friend who I had the pleasure of knowing and visiting as her “Avon” Lady for many years. She will be dearly missed, yet fondly remembered. Sending Love, Blessings and Well Wishes to all.

  • Sorry for your loss. I went to High School with Diane. We didn’t have any mutual friends but always thought she was a genuine and nice person.