- 38 years old
- Date of birth: Jun 16, 1975
- Date of passing: Jul 23, 2013
|Let the memory of Nori be with us forever|
This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Nori Moyoli, 38, born on June 16, 1975 and passed away on July 23, 2013. We will remember her forever.
Nori passed away with her family on July 23, Nori fought her cancer with grace and humilty, courage and dignity. Nori was a devoted, kind, nurturing and loving mother, wife, sister and daughter. She possessed a unique loving personality. Although taken from us too early, we thank her for all the years she gave us even through her pain and and suffering. She is our hero and inspiration.
Thank you all for your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. We will be holding a family service this weekend in California. Many of you have asked if you could send flowers or make a donation to the family. In lieu of flowers, if you would like, we have set up a Memorial Fund to be used for an educational account for Mateo and Ilaria.
Contributions can be made to: Nori Lei Moyoli Memoral Fund, FifthThird Bank, 7580 Beechmont Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45255
or please click here:
"Nori - I think about you all the time and cherish my memories from our childhood. I will always miss the girl you were and the woman that you became. Your shining example inspires me to be a better mother and to live life to its fullest."
"Happy Birthday dear Nori. I miss you"
Red Butte Gardens, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
On July 20th, 2014, family and friends gathered at the Red Butte Gardens in Salt Lake City to honor and remember Nori, a year after her passing.
Please take a look at the "Stories" section of this website for pictures and the talks from Nori's service.""
"Posted by Julia Ginocchio Luniewski on July 24, 2013: Last night Nori Warden Moyoli earned her wings after a two year battle with colon cancer. Her family & friends have remarked how she exuded humility, grace, strength, dignity, love & warmth until the very end. I wouldn't expect any less from this extraordinary woman. There are few people I have idolized, she was one of them. She was the type of young woman I wanted to be. Her frame was dainty, but her heart was huge. She was bright, generous, compassionate, & open minded. She came from Utah, but her life was a colorful tapestry woven with the experiences she embraced from many cultures. She had soul, and a fierce spirit. She was always up for adventure, and loved to dance! She was the fairest sister in Nigerian dance, but held her own place in the studio. Her beauty & smile drew everyone to her, but she never needed to be the center of attention. I only had one year to be in the same city with her, but the time shared has left such an impression on me. I don't remember much about high-school, but deep admiration has imprinted a stunning collage of Nori in my mind. The world would be a little less beautiful for our loss, if not for her two gorgeous children."
"Remembering Nori today, and what a beautiful soul she was, and sending warm summer day hugs to her family. She was one of the most beautiful people. inside and out, I have had the privilege to care for."
Nous avons passé peu de temps en votre compagnie en cet été 2010, mais votre sourire et votre chaleur nous avaient conquis.
Pier, Clémentine Francis et moi gardons votre souvenir dans notre coeur."
"Nori -We are blessed to have known you. I fondly remember our time together in India on the Study Abroad program 16 years back. Your amazing smile always uplifted our spirits at the toughest of times. You will be missed so, so very much by everyone who had the good fortune of knowing you. I pray for your family and friends, hoping that they will be looked after with love and care."
"Melanie and I had the great privilege of watching the beautiful You-tube memorial of Nori. What a wonderful person. We are all blessed to have had her in our lives. You will truly be missed, but your example of courage and triumph will be carried in our hearts forever! Ryan & Melanie Stephens"
"Nori, I think about you everyday. I miss you! May you be at peace.
Our thoughts, love and prayers go out to your family!
Betsy, Martin, Henry and Phil"
"John, our hearts & prayers go out to you, Mateo & Illaria, and the rest of the family at this time. You already know how special & amazing Nori was, and I know you will continue to see her spirit in your special & amazing two kids. Especially, their beautiful smiles!"
"Nori, You have passed this test called life, and God has called you home. But that doesn't make it any easier for those of us you have left behind. We cling to the solace that you are finally free from the suffering you bore with such dignity and grace, and we cherish the memories of how you touched our lives with your loveliness and your kindness. You will remain forever in our hearts."
"Nori was a beautiful person, and I so admired her quiet grace, strength, and fierce devotion to her children. I wish we could have known each other for longer, but am so grateful we had a chance to meet and become friends."
"Nori I never knew who you were but Aubyn (my cousin) had your name posted and I wanted to let you know that my prayers be with the family. My sister just died on June 4, 2013 and she was my most precious jewel on this earth to me. I miss her so very much and just wanted the family to know that my sister would be waiting to greet Nori and the joy and peace and"
"Nori was such a beautiful person inside and out. I'm so lucky to have met her. She had a radiating smile and such love and devotion for her family. Please accept our deepest condolences. I hope you find comfort in the wonderful memories you made together. Much love to your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you
-Leah, Mike, Alyssa and Mikayla Nielsen"
We are so sorry about your immense loss.
Peace and strength for you and your children. Much love."
"Nori and I met almost three years ago when our daughters attended preschool together. I always looked forward to seeing Nori's smile at pick up and drop off and enjoyed talking with her at our lunches and playdates. I missed her greatly when she wasn't able to drop Ilaria off as often and scarcely a day has gone by when I haven't thought of her. My deepest condolences. She is missed."
"Thinking of Nori and her loved ones today. I'm just so grateful to have crossed paths with her and that I got to know what a beautiful person she was both inside and out. Rest in peace, Nori. Warmest regards, Gregory, Stephanie & Oliver Schulte"
"Dear John, Mateo and Ilaria
My best wishes, prayers, love and sympathy go out to to you through this tragic time."
"We are so sad to hear about Nori - we had opportunity to talk to Nori only occasionally in Room 5, but she was always so full of smiles. Looking at her, there was no way to tell that she was so close to passing away - she had so much grace and dignity. Juan, Illaria, Mateo, Glenn and Norie - our thoughts and prayers are with you. - Ramki, Kalpana, Varun, Rohan."
"J'ai eu l'honneur de rencontrer et connaître Nori à San Francisco au début des années 2000 juste avant son mariage avec John. Je suis très ému et triste de cette soudaine disparition. Je pense à sa famille, à son mari et ses enfants. Nori était indéniablement une femme formidable. Mes plus sincères condoléances et pensées amicales. Alexis, Nice - France."
"Nori was such an amazing person. I feel so blessed to have had 4 years of friendship. John, our hearts are breaking for your loss. Nori was was strong, graceful, loving and an amazing mom and wife. She was beautiful inside and out. Our prayers are with you and your family. Her memories will live on in our hearts forever."
"Dear Glenn, Norie & family,
We send our deepest, heartfelt condolences for the loss of your precious daughter, Nori. May the abundant love and many memories you shared with Nori remain with you always. May the joy Nori brought you remain with you in her children, and may the love of your family provide comfort for her passing. Steve and Cathy"
"Thank you for sharing the beautiful life of your daughter, Nori.
The Warden and Moyoli families are in my thoughts and prayers."
"Nori Lei, I know She goes on within Love and Light. Trust in your knowings, feelings and dreams as proof of her presence - unseen but not gone - Forever an unbroken bond. My Heart is with you, Tawn and Family"
"A Nori la conocí en madrid el año 2000. Compartimos grandes momentos, extensas conversaciones. Estarás siempre en mi corazón amiga"
"It was a true honor to work with Nori for two years. She was a warm and dedicated colleague, wife and mother.
"Mateo, I am so sad. I really love your mom. She was so nice. Love, Mark"
"mi mas sentido pésame para tada la familia de noris ella fue una persona muy fuerte aun asi con su condición física k eiia tenia asi tenia mucho amor para atender a sus hij0s la admiraba tanto como madre y como un ser humano k lucho por su vida hasta el final k dios la tenga en su santa gloria descanse en paz amen sinceramente, vicky chacon"
"We are so sorry for the loss of your beautiful Nori Lei. Kayko and I are grieving for you."
"Glen, Nori & Family,
I know there is nothing for Mary or I to say that will make your loss easier. I hope you can understand what I can't put to words.
You have been in our prayers for the past 2 years and will continue to be in the
"So sorry about Nori. Her birthday was the day after mine and we have celebrated our Birthdays a few times together years ago when she younger. My heart and prayers go out to my brother and family. She well be truly missed.I love you. Aunt Ella"
"Norie, Glenn and family--Nick and I are truly heartbroken for all of you. We treasure our memories from our time in Cincinnati when you kindly opened your home and your lives to us. Nori was and is a beautiful, radiant soul who always impressed us with her confidence, sweetness, and love of adventure. She is the kind of person anyone would count lucky to know. Much love to you all."
"The Albino family - Rachel, Gordon, and Orion send warm nurturing love to you in this time of loss. We knew you through room 5, and pray that your family will find the courage to grieve fully in this time of sadness, and also a celebration of Nori's life of fullness."
"Glenn and family, I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time."
"Dear John and Family,
I am very sorry about Nori's passing. She is a beautiful lady with so much love, warmth, and energy. With sincere sympathy and prayers.
"My heart is broken to hear the sad news of my niece. She was a beautiful child, and my brother and his wife help guide her to be a wonderful woman. She will be miss by all. God Bless Nori and her entire family. Love you!"
"Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow,
May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow." (Unknown Author)-- May Nori's beautiful spirit live through and in her amazing children. You are all in my heart and in my thoughts... Much love."
"Nori touched everyone she met with her warm smile and gentle spirit. She was a beautiful human being, a thoughtful friend who loved her family more than anything . I feel so honored to have known Nori . I will always see her beautiful smile when I think of her. Her spirit will always be a part of those that loved her. May God bless her and her beloved family always."
"We are so sorry she lost her fight. She is in a better place without pain. Love all of you!"
"Joe and I send our prayers and all our love. The Warden family always"
"Glen & Nori I am so sorry to read of the news. While I only met Nori once or twice, through knowng both of you I can only imagine what an incredible person she is. You are both wonderful individuals. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family from your Shriners family."
"There is no more beautiful woman than your sweet Nori; beautiful in every way. We have lost a wonderful soul. Know your friends are with you every moment in this difficult and tragic time. We will all have the best of memories of Nori. Love to you all. Jennie"
"Nori was beautiful inside and out. Always smiling, always a cheerful word, the ability to make you feel at ease, these were just a few of her qualities. She was a blessing to her family and friends and the world is a sadder place without her. I wish peace to all who loved her."
"Dear Norei and Glen -I honestly don't think I've ever experienced a true 'heavy heart' but this morning ,rereading the beautiful messages to you and thinking of her, I realized my heart is physically heavy-sadness is acually heavy. May you be lifted through the spirit of life beyond us 'somewhere out there'"
I feel so blessed to have shared my Saturday mornings with you. The glowing light that you carried infiltrated everyone with whom you came in contact and continues to shine in those who were graced by your presence. Thank you for making mine and so many other lives better."
"During our time in Madrid, Nori was the best friend and roommate I could ever find, we shared very good times, trips, food, dancing lessons, stories and many laughs. I will never forget her beautiful smile and her positive way to see life. Thanks for sharing with me a piece of you."
"I always envied your beauty and softness. You have a smile and laugh I will never forget. It was an absolute honor to know you. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Warden's and Moyoli's. Nori will be forever loved and missed. Rest peacefully Nori. Love and hugs to your beautiful children, family and friends during this heartbreaking time."
"Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you at this difficult time. We remember Nori as a teenager in Cincinnati. She was a kind, loving soul that always had a smile on her face and an elegant way about her. Even as a teenager, you could see how much her family meant to her. "Earth just became dimmer...heaven brighter"."
"My deepest condolences to Nori's family. She was my best friend in junior high. What a beautiful and kind person she was. I'm saddened by this news as I was unaware of her recent struggles. I pray for the family that they are given strength and happy memories."
"Deepest condolences to Nori and John's families. So saddened to hear this news. She gave so much love to her family and they to her. Thoughts and prayers are with you all."
"We came into Nori's life as she was beginning her fight with cancer. That Nori has been taken from us is a terrible tragedy. She was a loving, good, and strong woman. Her radiant smile was infectious, and she was able to persevere with grace during hard times. We know that she will watch over her family as an angel, and we pray that they will have love and healing during this time."
"I met Nori and her family thru a cancer survivor dinner for families. I just saw a mom with a lot of love for her kids and husband, who was so positive. I thought about you often Nori, as mom's we do anything for our kid's and I know you fought to the end. Be the shining light and angel looking down on your beautiful kids, your love will never leave them. God bless you."
"Nori…so saddened to hear the news today. Nori and I met at SJSU, where we studied nutritional science. I remember talking with her for hours that first day—about food and travel. She had the best stories from all of her amazing adventures. She was so much fun to hang out with. Nori was truly a warm, kind, beautiful person. I will miss her. My deepest condolences to her family and friends."
"John, I am so sorry to hear about Nori's passing. I will never forget her lovely smile and how happy the two of you were together. I send love to you and your family."
"I will never forget Nori's kindness, elegance, grace and intense bravery. Her face has been with me all day. My heart goes out to the warden and moyoli families. May Nori's strength carry you all thru this time. She will be with us forever. I am so glad to have known her."
"Nori was the kindest person I know. Her influence will be greatly missed. I pray you will be comforted at this time of great loss, and may the love of family help you through this difficult time. Nori will be forever remembered in our hearts and the memories we share truly treasured."
"My heart really ached when I heard the news. I met Nori only once and I was touched quickly by her beautiful wide smile and welcoming loving heart. I know now she is in a better place embraced by all the Angels, we will all miss her dearly. May you find Comfort at this difficult time. She will never be forgotten and always will remain in our heart and mind."
"All my love goes out to the Moyoli and Warden family. Nori Lei did have an 'infectious smile' and the pictures here show that 'smile' wonderfully throughout her life."
"We send our love and prayers out to the Moyoli and Warden families. Beautiful Nori will be sorely missed, but always remembered in our hearts. May all of us feel the healing power of God in the midst our pain and grief. In Jesus' name, Amen."
"John, I am deeply saddened to hear about Nori. She was such a kind person, so full of love, a wonderful partner and momma to your babies. I can't even imagine how tragic this is for you and your family. I'm incredibly sorry- she was taken way too soon. Please let us know if there's anything you need. We're thinking of you.
Much love, Jen and Edu"
"We were so sorry to hear that Nori passed away. We remember her from her teenage years in Cincinnati. She was such a sweet girl, the type of teenager that every parent dreams of having.The pictures on this site are a beautiful tribute to what a wonderful woman she grew into."
"Nori was such a beautiful person both inside and out. I have many fond memories with her while living in California. She was such a dear friend to my sister Lynn, and she will be so missed by us all. My heart goes out to all of you. She will continue to inspire us with her beautiful spirit."
"The Nalepa/Gibson family sends love to the entire family during this time. Everyone is praying that you all will be wrapped warm with love and lifted up with the support of those around you. How amazing that Nori was able to be surrounded by loved ones as she moved on to her next chapter. She has left a footprint in our hearts, even though we had never met. Much love."
"Sweet friends We are so sorry to hear of lovely Nori's passing. We send love to you from us and all the SHC community."
"Nori brought so much love and light to our lives and we will always have that. She will be deeply missed. My heart is with your family today and always. Sending all my love to the Wardens."
"Our hearts are heavy and our prayers rise to help support you and your family at this hour of bereavement. Nori was beautiful inside and out, and an inspiration to all who knew her. May the memories of her wonderful life ease your grief at her tragic loss.
Paul & Amalia"
"Your entire family is in the Bahl&Gaynor family's thoughts and prayers."
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