Claudia-Rose Moor: 23-year-old’s funeral procession to pause in Hastings

The family of a 23-year-old St Leonards woman who died in a road traffic collision have outlined the arrangements for her funeral procession.

Claudia-Rose Moor. Picture supplied by Sussex Police

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Claudia-Rose Moor's funeral - today (May 20) - will be closed to her family.

However, the funeral procession will be taking a certain route allowing a brief pause enabling family, friends, colleagues and anyone who cannot attend the funeral to pay their respects.

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The cortège will be heading down Lower Park Road at approximately 12.40pm, pausing at the 'play park'/top end briefly, before heading to Hastings Crematorium.

Claudia-Rose Moor. Picture supplied by Sussex Police

The family has encouraged everyone to attend wearing bright colours in celebration of Claudia's life.

Her family said: "Also we have requested no flowers or donations need to be made. Instead the family would like anyone who's in a position to pledge to give blood and/or join the organ donor register. This is extremely fitting to Claudia as she herself became an organ donor."

Claudia-Rose, 23, was involved in a two-car collision on the A21 at Mountfield, Robertsbridge, on Saturday, April 25.

She was airlifted to the Royal Sussex County Hospital where sadly, she died from the injuries sustained.

Her family paid tribute to her, and said: “Claudia was a beautiful and bright individual who gave so much more to others.

"She was always so generous and selfless and would always put others before herself. Claudia was in fact an organ donor. She was able to donate some of her organs to help others, which is amazing and we are so incredibly proud.

“Her sense of humour was hilariously funny and she had such an infectious laugh.

“She had a gentle, compassionate nature and was fanatical about music and watching live bands."

Claudia, a team leader at the Co-operative, was a former pupil at William Parker Sixth Form where she studied art.

Her family added: “She loved all of the arts – theatre and film – but in particular, drama. She was always the performer and more than comfortable to take centre stage.

“Outside of performing she had a job at the local Co-op where she was a favourite with customers and a valued branch member.

“We would like to express our sincere thanks to everyone for the comforting words we have received in remembrance of Claudia. We have truly been overwhelmed by the love shown from friends and colleagues who knew her.”

Claudia leaves behind her mum, step-dad, an older and younger sister and a younger brother.

The family concluded: “We would like to thank all of the emergency service and the air ambulance, in particular the specialist nurses and doctors at the Royal Sussex County Hospital, for their efforts to save Claudia.

“We have so many treasured memories of our lives together, we were simply all best friends, and we cannot imaging our lives without her.”