In a letter sent on May 5th to Republican State Committee members, Lawrence Tabas announced the death of longtime Deputy Director, Renee Amoore. 

“It is with great sadness that I share with you the passing of a close friend and fierce Republican, Renee Amoore, Deputy Chair of the Republican Party of Pennsylvania,” said PAGOP Chairman Lawrence Tabas. “Southeastern Pennsylvania has lost a great leader and the Republican Party a stalwart supporter. I will miss her friendship, guidance, and most of all her upbeat attitude.”  

Vice Chairwoman Bernadette Comfort said that Amoore was a trailblazer both for women and people of color saying, “Renee carved a path for so many to follow. She was a good friend, a faithful Republican, and an irreplaceable voice for our party. We are so proud of and grateful for all she has done for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends at this difficult time.” 

PAGOP Director of Engagement and Advancement, Calvin Tucker said that Renee will be long remembered for her leadership, Compassion and care for the plight of all human beings, particularly that of African Americans.

“It is with a heavy heart that I received the news of the passing of a great warrior, mother, wife and friend, Renee Amoore, said Tucker.” I will never forget her kindness. May God give her eternal rest and the family the strength to bear this great pain.” 

Governor Tom Corbett statement on the passing of PAGOP Deputy Chair Renee Amoore:

“Sue and I are so sorry to hear of the passing of our friend and strong supporter Renee Amoore.  She was a tireless advocate for women, people of color and the GOP.  She was a person of honesty and compassion who fought for all the citizens of our great state.”