NEWPORT NEWS - Emily was born on May 21, 1924 and lived a long and abundant life for 92 years. She was married to Victor Roman Mooza, (deceased), and had 5 children, Harry Thomas (Carol Pesko), Vicki Winn (Robert Lanier), Charles Daniel (Patricia Carter), Mary Emily (Scott Windham), and Victor Malone "Buddy" (deceased). The family continued to grow with 9 grandchildren to include Clair and Joe, Laura and Robbie, Bridgette, Danielle and Laura, Brady and Robert. Now there are more marriages with 5 great-grandchildren. Emily was interested and involved in professional and community activities. She and her husband, Vic, founded and operated their business, Hampton Roads Testing Laboratories, Inc. She also was a founding member of the Virginia Brain Injury Foundation following the tragic accident and injury of her youngest son, Buddy. Emily was an active participant and a long-term member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church. She taught Sunday School, served on the Vestry, and was a Stephen's Minister. She also volunteered with Meals on Wheels, VLM, PFAC, and was an active participant in CNU's Life Long Learning Society. Emily loved traveling and learning about other cultures. Each year included a visit to her "One Happy Island", Aruba. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Andrew's Episcopal Church or a charity of your choice. A Memorial Service is scheduled at 11:00 am on October 24th, St Andrew's Episcopal Church, 45 Main Street, Newport News, VA 23601. Family and friends will gather following the service.
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