John J. Moran

John J. Moran, 76, of Scranton, died Friday morning at the VNA Hospice. His wife is the former Doris Merkel. The couple celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary on Aug. 30.

Born in Scranton, son of the late John J. and Catherine O'Connor Moran, he was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School. Before retirement, he was employed by Angelina Health Care System, Scranton. He was a member of the Teamsters Local 229, Scranton, and the Tauras and Polish clubs.

Also surviving are three daughters, Debbie Phillips and husband, Tom, Clarks Summit; Donna Rupp and husband, Peter, Scranton; and Marilynn Moran and wife, Jasmine Segura; and son, Justin, Redondo Beach, Calif.; two sons, Jack Moran and companion, Nicole Valenti, Clarks Summit; and Mark Moran, Scranton; two granddaughters, Sara and Michelle Rupp; one sister, Lois Moran, Scranton; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Gerard Moran.

The funeral will be Monday with a blessing service at 11 a.m. in the Edward Knight O'Donnell Funeral Home, 323 William St., Scranton. Interment, Forest Hills Cemetery, Dunmore.

Viewing, Sunday, 4 to 7 p.m.

Published in Scranton Times on Oct. 27, 2012