Dennis B. Moore passed away July 25, 2010, at his residence in Newport Beach at the age of 68. He had been a resident of Newport Beach and the coastal area since the mid-1960s, and was a former co-owner and manager of the popular Costa Mesa eatery, Mi Casa.
Dennis was born in Pasadena to Douglas Barrie Moore, founder of Mi Casa, and Joan Bond Moore, and attended Wilson Grammar School in Pasadena, graduating from San Gabriel High School in 1960. He completed his university studies in Texas at the University of Houston in 1966 and was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity.
He is survived by his brother, Rick (Lee), of Irvine; nephews Ryan of Irvine, Andy (Lisa) of Las Vegas; and Mario, his partner of 25 years.
O’Connor Mortuary, in Laguna Hills, is in charge of funeral arrangements. The viewing is from 2 to 6 p.m. July 27 at Laguna Hills Chapel, 25301 Alicia Pkwy. Graveside service is at the family reserve, Pacific View Memorial Park, Corona del Mar, at 2 p.m. July 28. An open invitation to the service is extended to all his friends, Hawaiian attire welcomed.