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John P. Moran

Ajo Copper News of Ajo, Arizona

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John Patrick Moran, 76. died on Sunday, August 16, 2015, in Sebring, Florida.

He was born February 20, 1939, in New York, New York to the John & Catherine (McHale) Moran.

Mr. Moran moved to Ajo with his family in 1954 and was graduated from Ajo High School in 1957.

He served as a United States Marine from 1960 to 1964.

After retiring from ExxonMobil Mr. Moran worked for the Franciscan fathers at the National Shrine of the Cross in the Woods in Indian River Michigan. He moved to Sebring, Florida, in 2001 from Indian River, Michigan. In Sebring he was active in the church as a Eucharistic minister.

"John will be remembered for his love of friends and family especially those he met in Ajo Arizona," said his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Austin Moran.

Survivors include his wife Yvonne Moran of Sebring, Florida; his siblings Martin Moran, Timothy Moran, & Vincent Moran; and by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held August 21, at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Sebring with Father Jose Gonzalez officiating.

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Original Publication Date: September 8, 2015

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