John F. Moran, 76, Pottsville, died Wednesday evening at Schuylkill Center Genesis Eldercare.
Born September 25, 1943 in Pottsville, he was the son of the late Joseph J. and Ivy B. (Martin) Moran.
John was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church, Pottsville where he was a trustee and head usher for many years.
He was a 1962 graduate of Pottsville Area High School. After graduation he enlisted in the United States Navy and proudly served his country during the Vietnam War. While serving in Vietnam he was stationed on the USS Pine Island, a seaplane tender.
John retired from OMNOVA Solutions, Auburn, after forty plus years of employment.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers William M., Joseph B., Thomas P., Francis R., James J.; and a sister Geraldine Moran Robinson.
John is survived by a son Craig D. Moran, Pottsville; brothers Patrick D. and Dennis M.; sisters Mary E. Moran, Joan M. Wagner, and Jeannette H. Furness, all of Pottsville; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held 11AM Saturday October 12 at the Schlitzer Allen Pugh Funeral Home 515 West Market Street Pottsville. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects from 9AM until time of service. Interment will be held on the grounds of Calvary Cemetery, Hillside. The family would prefer donations be made in John's memory to either the First Baptist Church 701 Mahantongo Street Pottsville PA 17901 or the Minersville EMS 25 North Street Minersville PA 17954. Please visit schlitzerallenpugh.com to leave a condolence or share a memory of John.
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