James Edward "Jim" Moriarty
1945 - 2019
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HALLOWELL - James "Jim" Edward Moriarty, 73, of Hallowell, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019 at his home.

Born on June 7, 1945 in Holyoke, Mass., he was the son of the late James Edward Moriarty, who died while serving our country in the military before Jim was born, and the late Katherine (Barrett) Moriarty.

A graduate of Holyoke High School, he attended Kansas State College. A skilled cabinet and furniture maker, Jim was the proud owner and operator of Moriarty Upholstery and Cape Cod Tent Rental of Hyannis, Mass., before moving to Maine in 2002 where he became the Maintenance Coordinator for the K.V. Federal Credit Union.

A resident of Hallowell for the past fifteen years, he previously lived in Hyannis.

Jim was a hardworking, generous man of faith, who had a wonderful, dry sense of humor and a quick wit. He had a great sense of love and pride for his family and their Irish heritage. He was a true artisan woodworker, craftsman, and amateur photographer always ready for that next photo with his camera nearby. He loved both entertaining and bird watching from the deck of his home overlooking the Kennebec River. Jim always enjoyed the company of his many good friends, especially his "FAMILY" from The Liberal Cup, in Hallowell.

Jim is survived by his loving children: James M. Moriarty and his wife, Alicia M. (DeBlois) Moriarty, of North Attleboro, Mass., and their children, Evan J. Moriarty, Aaron A. Moriarty, and Sophia E. Moriarty; Jennifer A. (Moriarty) Connolly and her husband, Bryan W. Connolly of Bethany, Conn., and their children, Brett W. Connolly and Megan B. Connolly; and Laura K. Moriarty of Rumford, her children, Ash R. Barry, Liam R. Barry and their father, Robert P. Barry. He was the dear brother of William "Bill" Moriarty and his wife, Jan of Louisville, Ky.; and Elizabeth "Betsy" Greaney and her husband, Eugene "Gino" of South Hadley, Mass. Jim leaves numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and an extended family.

Friends and relatives are cordially invited to honor and remember Jim by gathering for a Visitation on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Memorial Chapel of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home, immediately followed by a Funeral Service at 1 p.m. and a Time of Sharing and Reflection at 1:45 p.m. at Dyer-Lake Funeral Home, 161 Commonwealth Ave., Village of Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro, Mass.

A Private Graveside Service will be held at a later date.

For additional information or to send the family a written expression of sympathy, please visit an online guest book at www.dyer-lakefuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home, 161 Commonwealth Ave., Village of Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro. (508) 695-0200

Although Jim did not suffer from Alzheimer's disease, he would appreciate that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the

Alzheimer's Association,

P.O. Box 96011,

Washington, D.C. 20090-6011,

or at www.alz.org in his memory.

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Published in Central Maine on Jan. 10, 2019.
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January 17, 2019
Rest in peace, my friend. I'll miss our numerous conversations at "the Cup". My sincere condolences to Jim's family. Jim was an awesome human being. "The Cup" just won't be the same place without him.
Jim Rodrigue
January 12, 2019
Jim,Alicia,Evan,Aaron and Sophia,i am so sorry to hear of Jim's dads passing,my thought and prayers are with you all.
Ken Murphy
January 10, 2019
We still can't believe you're gone, Jim. It was a pleasure to get to know you over the last 12 1/2 years at KV. I now have something to look at everyday to remember you by. As I told you the day before, I absolutely love my chairs. Thank you Jim ❤
January 10, 2019
I will miss Jim dearly. He was a great friend, talented craftsman, and salt-of-the-earth individual. He will always be in our hearts up in Maine. My sympathies to his family; so sorry for your loss.
Lynn Quirion
January 10, 2019
Our thoughts remain with you and your family at this time. We are honored by the trust and confidence you have placed in us during this difficult time.
The Staff of Dyer-Lake Funeral Home & Cremation Services
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