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MORAN, Dr. Francis X. Of Somerville, June 22, 2016. Dr. Moran practiced dentistry in Somerville for nearly fifty years. Born on September 22, 1926, he was the son of David J. and Susan (Doherty) Moran of Charlestown. He is predeceased by brothers David, Joseph, Gerard and Paul. He leaves his wife of 51 years, Helen L. (Murphy), sons John and James of Somerville and daughter Susan H. Moran of Oakton, VA. Dr. Moran is a graduate of Boston English High School, Boston College class of 1950 and Georgetown University School of Dentistry (1959). More recently he earned a certificate for his studies in Public Health from Harvard. During much of the 1990's he served as Eucharistic Minister at St. Anthony's Shrine in Boston. He has been a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts for well over forty years. Late Veteran, Korean War. Relatives and Friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass at St. Clement Church, 71 Warner Street, Somerville, MA, Wednesday morning July 6 at 10 a.m. Calling hours Tuesday July 5 from 5-8 p.m. Interment private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Dr. Moran's memory to Jesuits, USA Northeast Province, 39 East 83rd St., New York, NY 10028-0810. For more information visit dohertyfuneralservice.com
Published in The Boston Globe on July 3, 2016
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