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Schuylkill County Obituaries

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ William T. Moran, 79 – Member of the Yorkville Hose and Fire Company

William T. Moran, 79, of Pottsville, died Friday May 8 at Lehigh Valley Hospital- East Norwegian Campus.

He was born in Heckscherville, Schuylkill County, on December 23, 1940 and was the son of the late Thomas J. and Margaret V. (Grace) Moran who owned and operated the Washington Hotel in Minersville.

Bill served in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged. He was a 1959 graduate of Nativity BVM High School, Pottsville and was employed as a Postal Clerk by the U.S. Postal Service for 20 years.

He was a member of the Yorkville Hose and Fire Company, Pottsville; Sunny Rod & Gun Club, Minersville; The American Legion, Minersville; and Walter Griffith #180 AMVETS, Pottsville.

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In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy A. (Schaeffer) Moran; and brothers Francis Moran; James Moran; Thomas Moran; and Magisterial District Judge Charles V. Moran.

Surviving are his daughter, Margaret Kurtz wife of John, Mechanicsville; son William Moran Jr husband of Nicole; four grandchildren, Nicholas Kurtz, Nathan Kurtz, Olivia Moran, and Annie Moran; brothers Edward Moran and Leonard Oโ€™Connor, both of Minersville; along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Schlitzer Allen Pugh Funeral Home 515 West Market St. Pottsville.ย  Interment with military honors will be held on the grounds of St. John the Baptist RC Cemetery, Pottsville.ย  Please visit schlitzerallenpugh.com to share a memory or leave a condolence for the Moran family.

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