Edward J. Moran

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Edward John Moran, age 101 of Gaylord, Michigan passed away Saturday, December 22, 2018

Edward was born in North Braddock Pennsylvania, on October 17, 1917.  He was raised in the Detroit area, and later moved to Gaylord after retirement from the tool and die industry. He had a smile on his face and a twinkle in his eyes right to the end.

Ed married the love of his life, Rosemary, and raised a family of eight children, Richard (Al) and Barb, Janith Humbert (Maurice), Jerry and Patricia, Rosanne Herrinton (Jack), Michael (Lynn), Douglas (Colleen), and John.  He loved his family, woodworking, golf, playing cards, and games. He was known as “Fast Eddie” by his friends because of his sharp mind.   Edward was a member of the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree. He has always been dedicated to his faith and provided his children with a catholic education.

Edward was husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend.

Edward has been blessed with eight children, seventeen grandchildren, and thirty-three great grandchildren.

Edward was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Mary, wife of 56 Rosemary, son James, and siblings Ann, Robert, Katherine, and Helen. He is survived by his brother Paul (Shirley). Edward was also preceded in death by his second wife Florence (Vandenberg).

A Visitation will start 10:00 A.M. Saturday December 29, 2018 at St. Mary Cathedral, with a Recitation of the Rosary at 10:30 A.M.

A Funeral Mass will be held 11:00 A.M. Saturday, December 29, 2018 at St. Mary Cathedral.

Arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734.

6 comments on “Edward J. Moran”

  1. Mary Ann and Bill Skibinski

    To Jerry, Jan and all of the Moran family, our prayers go out to all of you in your time of sadness. I for one. will always remember Mr. Ed as Mr. Blue Eyes. What a fine gentleman, He will surely be missed. He now is in heaven with his Wife and God.

  2. Jan, Jerry, Pat, sending my love to you all. Sorry I’m not there to give hugs. I loved your blue eyed Pop so very much.

  3. Jan, Jerry and family,
    Hope Ed’s passing was peaceful. He was a good friend and neighbor. Love and prayers from Gary and Jean Kimberly

  4. Jan, Jerry, and families!

    So very sorry to read of Ed passing! Loved the constant twinkle in his eyes and his “impish” smile!
    May he rest in Peace and may you all find peace as well.

    Peace and Love,
    Lynda and Jeff

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