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Hugh J. Moran, Jr.

September 26, 1944 ~ January 3, 2024 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Hugh Moran, Jr. Obituary

Hugh Joseph Moran, Jr., 79 years old, of Philadelphia, PA and Hyde Park, NY, passed away peacefully on January 3, 2024 after a long illness.
Hugh was born in Philadelphia, PA to Hugh J. and Mary D. (nee Cullen) Moran on September 26,1944. He graduated from Cardinal Dougherty High School and St. Joseph's University, later
entering the Focolare Movement, an international lay movement in the Catholic Church dedicated to the ideal of unity through love of God and neighbor. He sang with the Focolare youth band Gen Rosso, touring Europe from 1966 - 1970, and later worked as a simultaneous Italian-English interpreter for religious meetings. Hugh continued to work as both a teacher and a translator for many years, living both in Europe and in the United States.
Hugh is survived by his siblings, Joseph (Helen), Mary Szczesniak (Leonard), Michael (Ginny), Nancy Egan (Michael), Ellen Giermann (Bruce), Paul, Philip (Annette), Christopher (Eileen), and
numerous devoted nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews. Hugh was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Rosemary.
Funeral services will be held Monday, January 8, 2024 in the chapel at St. Joseph Villa, 110 W. Wissahickon Avenue, Flourtown, PA 19031. Visitation will be in the chapel starting at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. For those unable to attend in person, a live stream of the Mass will be available at:

A memorial Mass will be held on February 3, 2024 in Mariapolis Luminosa of the Focolare Movement, 200 Cardinal Rd. Hyde Park, NY 12538.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph Villa, 110 W. Wissahickon Avenue, Flourtown, PA 19031, to Mariapolis Luminosa of the Focolare Movement at 200 Cardinal Rd., Hyde Park NY 12538, or to the charity of your choice.

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January 8, 2024

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
St. Joseph Villa
110 W. Wissahickon Ave.
Flourtown, PA 19031

Memorial Mass
January 8, 2024

10:30 AM
St. Joseph Villa
110 W. Wissahickon Ave.
Flourtown, PA 19031


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