Devoted husband, father, and friend passed away peacefully November 5, 2016. He was born in Chicago on December 27, 1938, to the late Daniel and the late Therese (nee Ryan) Moriarty. He served the Chicago Fire Department for 35 years, retiring in 2004 as a director, and moving to his beloved, Grand Beach, Michigan. Daniel is survived by his darling, Kaye (nee Weaver), his wife of 45 years; his daughters; Kara (Michael) Patterson, of Prior Lake, Minnesota; Erin Moriarty of Boise, Idaho; and Bridget (Chris) Kane of Chicago; grandchildren, Joseph Blatz, Mary Claire, Caitriona and Stephen Patterson; and Collen and Emily Kane; his brother, Reverend Barry Moriarty, CM, sisters; Sr. Rita Moriarty, CSJ, Sharon (Doug) Waite, Terry, and Mary Beth (Stan) Sorrels and the late Carol (Ted) Sweeney; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews and thousands of friends. Daniel was a loyal to his friends, devoted to family, and adored his wife and daughters and enjoyed life. Blessed with a beautiful tenor voice he serenaded his way into our heart. Oh, Danny Boy, now our hearts are broken. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, November 8, 6 p.m. at St. Vincent DePaul Church, 1010 W. Webster Ave, Chicago, IL 60614. Viewing from 4-6 prior to Mass. Private burial at St. Mary's Cemetery, Chicago. In lieu of flowers contribution may be made to the Congregation of the Mission, Mission in Kenya, vincentian.org
Arrangement entrusted to Peter M. Martino, 708-562-5900.