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John (Jack) Milton Moran formerly of Nazareth, PA, quietly passed away, 25 JAN 2011, at the home of his son, Peter Moran, surrounded by his family who were grateful everyday for the time they had together. John was born May 18, 1928 in Jones County Iowa, to James P. and Myrl (Hardin) Moran. He was a graduate of Onslow High School and State University of Iowa. He was a member of the USAF, and served in the Korean War. He continued to serve as a consultant in the Pharmaceutical Industry following his retirement from Roche Pharmaceuticals where he was employed as a Mechanical Engineer, with numerous patents to his credit. Though he traveled the world he remained a farmer at heart and dedicated to his faith, joyfully singing with the Holy Family Paradise Choir. John is survived by his daughter, Lisa (Craig) Nordland, his son, Peter (Heidi) Moran; grandchildren, Megan (Mike), Katherine (Mark), Kristen (Britt), and Sarah; siblings, Raymond Moran and Kathleen (Jack) Menster. He is predeceased by his wife of 40 years, Marjorie, nee Johnson; brother, Kenneth; sister, Mary McEmeel; and beloved grandson Jarrod Nordland. He is also predeceased by Champ and all of his beloved dogs. He is also survived by Vivian the wife. John was gentle man who loved and enjoyed his family and his faith. He will be remembered for his modesty and kindness. The family wishes to express their gratitude to the wonderful people of Griswold and Compassionate Care, especially, Manya, Eric, Dede, Donna, Sal, Cindy, and Melissa for loving and guiding John and the family through this difficult journey. A memorial Mass will be held, Saturday, 29 JAN 2011, at Assumption Church, Galloway, NJ, at 12:00 PM. Donations may be made in John's memory, to the charity of your choice or Holy Family Paradise Choir, Nazareth, PA, 18064. Saraceno Funeral Home Egg Harbor City, NJ in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences can be sent to www.saracenofuneralhome.com

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