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William R. Moran

William R. Moran

February 6, 2019

William Raymond Moran, age 91, of New York City, died peacefully on February 6, 2019 after a recent illness. He had maintained comfortable independence, residing in his own home until his final illness. William resided in Sea Girt, New Jersey before selling his home there in 2018 and becoming a permanent resident of New York City, where he had maintained a second home for many years. He was born December 11, 1927, to Francis and Katherine (Maloney) Moran in Providence, Rhode Island. After finishing high school in an accelerated three and a half years and joining the army in 1945, William attended Brown University. He worked as a patent attorney for Union Carbide in New York City. He is survived by his brother, Father John P. Moran, of the Missionary Society of St. Columban, and his seven nephews and nieces, the children of his deceased brother, the late Francis Moran: Francis Joseph Moran, Mary Aileen Dolensek, Katherine Ann Olle, John Gerard Moran, Kevin Charles Moran, Maureen Elizabeth Hephner and William Raymond Moran. William is remembered as a dignified gentleman who exemplified generous consideration for others, especially the members of his family.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at The Church of St. Agnes, 143 East 43rd Street, New York City. In lieu of flowers, donations in William's memory may be made to Missionary Society of St. Columban for the use of St. Columban's House in Bristol, Rhode Island; Brown University; New York Athletic Club; Spring Lake (NJ) Golf Club; The Church of St. Agnes, in New York City; or The Parish Family of St. Catharine and St. Margaret, in Spring Lake, New Jersey.

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Funeral Mass

February 12, 2019

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

St. Agnes Church

143 East 43rd Street

New York, NY 10017

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Bill, you were a true friend for so many years. Thank you for the many wonderful memories that we had with you in Seagirt. May your soul rest in peace.


Posted by: Jim Raffetto - Temecula, CA - May 26, 2020

Bill Moran was a true gentleman who loved his faith , and lived his
faith.
I am so happy to have known him for many years through his very
close friends.
May his soul rest in peace.


Posted by: Roberta Buckley - Spring Lake,, NJ - May 27, 2020