Salliann Moran
1939 - 2020
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Salliann Moran Salliann Louise Moran (nee' Murdock) passed away peacefully on July 3, 2020. Sally was born in Tacoma, WA on February 4, 1939. She was the youngest of 3 children whom predeceased her. She was raised in Tacoma, WA. She graduated from Lincoln High School in 1957. She moved to Seattle, WA , she lived at the Evangeline Young Womens Residence. She worked at the VA Hospital where she met and married her husband Charles Moran in 1959. They moved to Federal Way, WA to raise their 4 children. Mom was know as the "neighborhood mom". She fed all the neighbor kids her famous chili on cold winter afternoons after a day of sledding and her yard was the best for outdoor sleep overs on hot summer nights. After her husband passed away in 1981, mom began her career at the Army Corp of Engineers as a Reality Specialist. She was presented with many awards. She retired in 2004. In retirement, Salliann enjoyed playing pinnocle, garage sales, casinos and several vacations to Hawaii to visit her nephew. She also loved the ocean. And many lunches with friends. She is survived by her daughter Kelly (Moran) Campbell,Mike: Jay Moran and Andy Moran (Claudia). She was predeceased in death by her daughter Karen Sinclair. She is survived by her 8 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren who called her GMA. Her generous smile and laughter will be missed by many friends and family members. There is no service planned at this time. In lieu of flowers, mom would have appreciated a donation to your local Humane Society or pet shelter.

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Published in News Tribune (Tacoma) on Jul. 19, 2020.
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July 23, 2020
Gracious Lady!
Steve Wright
Coworker
July 22, 2020
Kelly Moran Campbell and I have been buddies since Jr. High and Salli put up with us at the house all the time. Salli was always so understanding and supportive to me. My Grandmother lived across the highway and my father fished in the creek as a young boy. Now we all have another angel watching over us. Love to the whole family!
Vicky L Berglund-Davenport
Friend
July 21, 2020
Our deepest condolences
Greg & Trish Howes
Family
July 20, 2020
As youngsters our families were together a lot. Her mother was my dad's sister. In 1950 we moved to California and the families visitations dropped to less than the fingers on one hand. So unfortunate. Best of my knowledge that leave only Cheryl Ulrich and myself left of the Thiel clan.
Jay Thiel
Family
July 20, 2020
Aunt Sal you were the sweetest and funniest woman always so nice to me you always had a smile on your face and your hugs were the snuggest. I always had fun at the ocean spending time with you and the family! I miss you dearly but am grateful to gain an angel a guardian of the family I will look to you when I am struggling and ask for advice when I need it you will help guide us on our path I love you Aunt Sal
Sonya Adamson
Family
July 19, 2020
Sally was as much a mom to me as was my own mother. I will cherish the memories of that wonderful woman
Randy
Family
July 19, 2020
I will miss her smile and laugh. Both were always so big. One year for my birthday, I believe it was my 13th she gave me a big box of packaged sunflower seeds. I was always chewing on them and so she new I would love a large stash. So thoughtful! She will be missed. XOXO
Theresa (Moran) Gerlach
Family
July 19, 2020
Sally, was such a sweet lady. I enjoyed the time that I worked for her. Rest in peace. ♥
Julie Beach
Friend
July 19, 2020
My aunt Sal, our family's have allway's been very close. We would spend time eather at her house or aunt Sal and the kids came to our's. We would sing the song "I see aunt Sallie's house." When we were in view of it.. Sweet memories of a Wonderful woman! Thank you aunt Sal, you shall forever be in my heart!
Frances Moran
Family
July 19, 2020
Prayers to you and your family
Love DANA & LIZ
LIZ
Friend
July 19, 2020
Sally was my cousin!! She was one of the happiest people I know. She could always get me to laugh!! Will miss her sweet smile and know she is in heaven with her sister and everyone is excited to see her. God bless you, Sally!! Prayers for the the family!!
Jan Jarmon
Family
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