In Memory of
John R. Moran
John R. Moran, of Franklin Lakes, NJ, passed away
peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday,
June 15, 2016.
He was 76. Born in Kingston, PA, he graduated from
Kingston High School in 1957, served in the U.S. Army
for three years before attending Kings College in
Pennsylvania and Pace University in New York. John
resided in Somerville, NJ and Branchburg, NJ for many
years and maintained a summer home in Harvey’s Lake,
PA., where he enjoyed visits from family, friends and
especially his grandsons. John was proud to say most of
his career was spent in the World Trade Center working
for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey as
Assistant Director of Audit before retiring in 1995.
John was a volunteer exempt fireman at Engine Company
No. 1 in Somerville, NJ. He was also a member of the
Somerville Elks and an avid golfer.
John is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years Mary
“Mitzi,” dear son John E. Moran, his wife Lu Ann, loving
daughter Ellen K. Hargraves, her husband Gregory J., and
much loved grandsons: Nicholas, Ryan, Michael, Kevin and
Thomas. John is predeceased by his brother James Moran.
Visitation will be held on Friday, June 17, 2016 from
2:00pm - 4:00pm & 7:00pm -9:00pm at the Vander Plaat
vpfh.com, 257 Godwin
Ave., Wyckoff. The funeral mass will be celebrated on
Saturday at 9:45 AM at St. Elizabeth’s Church, 700
Wyckoff Ave., Wyckoff, NJ. Interment will follow at
Maryrest Cemetery in Mahwah, NJ.
Contributions in John’s memory may be made to the
Shriners Hospital for Children, 2900 N. Rocky Point Dr.,
Tampa, FL 33607.