Dr. Timothy F. Moran, Jr.
SIOUX CITY, IA - Dr. Timothy F. Moran, Jr., 74, formerly of Springfield, Ill., died on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at a Sioux City Hospital.
Funeral Services will be at 10 a.m., Monday, March 17, 2014, at the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Rev. Merlin Schrad will officiate; Msgr. Roger Augustine will concelebrate. Members of St. Vincent Alumni will be Honor Guard.
Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m., Sunday, at the Larkin Chapel, Christy-Smith Funeral Home. The family will be present from 6-8 p.m. with a parish vigil service being said at 7 p.m.
Dr. Moran was born on July 30, 1939, in Scranton, Pa. He was the son of Timothy F., Sr., and Lenore (Boland) Moran. He was raised in Scranton and graduated from Georgetown Prep School in Garrett Park, Maryland. He graduated from the University of Scranton and received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Temple University School of Medicine.
On June 18, 1966, he married Theresa "Terry" Kuckuck at Annunciation BVM Church in Havertown, Pa. Dr. Moran served as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy at Camp Lejeune, N.C. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond and then began private practice in Springfield, Ill.
In 1987, Dr. Moran moved his family to Sioux City where he practiced at the Moran Eye Center. He was president of the Woodbury Medical Society and served as a delegate to the Iowa Medical Society. In 2004, he was named Physician of the Year by the Woodbury Medical Society. He served on the Board of Directors for the Siouxland Medical Doctors. He was a Fellow in the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a life member of the American Medical Association. Dr. Moran was the first ophthalmologist in the area to participate in Mission Cataract with Mercy Medical Center. He has volunteered his services at Siouxland Community Health Center since 2004.
In 1988 he and Terry co-founded the Marian Center at Trinity Heights. He was named the first Irishman of the Year by the Sioux City St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee 2012. He has been a member of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church for 27 years.
He is survived by his wife, Terry, of Sioux City; five daughters, Kerry and Sean Hope, Jennifer Moran, Stephanie and Rob Salvatore, Kris and Danny Isgro, and Lindsay Moran; two sons, Timothy and Kristin Moran and Patrick and Amanda Moran; a son-in-law, Jason Lint; ten grandchildren, Alex, A.J., and Audri Hope, Frank Lint, Monica, Owen, and Emmett Moran, Logan and Grace Isgro, Natalie Moran; two brothers, Christopher Moran and Kurt and Jill Moran; a sister-in-law, Ronnie and Larry Poli; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two daughters, Tracey Moran and Monica Lint, his parents, and a sister, Peggy Moran.
Memorials may be given in his name to Trinity Heights, Blessed Sacrament or the Carmelite Monastery.