William “Bill” Mora, 74, of Ellwood City died June 14, 2022, after a long illness.
Bill was born March 7, 1948, in Ellwood City to the late Chester and Catherine Patricia McCullough Mora. He graduated from Lincoln High School in 1965 and served in the U.S Navy on the West Coast after basic training at the Naval Station Great Lakes. Bill worked at the Frisco plant of Calgon for many years before retiring at 55 to pursue his diverse interests that included guns, hunting and fishing. He belonged to the Wayne Township Rod and Gun Club in the past and enjoyed fishing in the old Hereford Manor Lake. He was a talented artist and woodcarver and loved to read. Bill was a certified Scuba diver, traveling to many exotic locales from the Maldives to Honduras.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Cory Mora.
Surviving are a nephew, Michael Lubenski of Ellwood City and his wife, Biba Lubenski. A sister, Cathy Lubenski Phillips (married to Ed Phillips) lives in Carlsbad, California. Two sons, Steven Eric Mora of North Carolina and Sean Michael Mora of Florida, are also survivors as are his dear friends, Jenny Baldwin and Tammy Fleeson of Ellwood City. Bill had a wide circle of friends with whom he enjoyed drinking beer and hunting and fishing.
Family and friends were with Bill as he breathed his last breath. He died with a tear in his eye.
Per Bill’s directions, there will be no funeral or memorial service, his body was donated to science. The family requests that kindness be shown to others in lieu of donations.
R.i.p. my friend, had some great times at calgon together..