Francis “Pat” Moran of Kennett Square

Francis “Pat” Moran

Francis “Pat” Moran

Francis “Pat” Moran, 92, of Kennett Square, died Sunday, May 29, at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby. He was the husband of the late Mary Lou Myers Moran who died in May of 2014 and with whom he shared 64 years of marriage.

Born in Kennett Square, he was the son of the late Charles T. and the late Mary Jane (Crawford) Moran.  Pat served our country during WWII in the Navy.  He worked for many years as a truck driver for Mushroom Transportation and Gilbert Peirson Greenhouses.

He was a member of the American Legion, the VFW and the Kennett Area Senior Center.  He was one of two surviving members of his childhood group called “The Patch” where he enjoyed playing all types of sports with his buddies.  He was a Phillies fan and enjoyed collecting Lionel model trains.

Survivors include two sons, Charles Pat Moran Jr. (Giovanna) of Kennett Square and George W. Moran (Mary Alice) of Wilmington; one daughter, Mary Anne Moran of Kennett Square; one sister, Marian Johnson of West Grove; four grandchildren, Brian Price (Amanda) of Virginia, Travis Price of Arizona, Alicia and Nicholas Moran of Delaware and two great-grandchildren, Amelia and Eleanor Price.

In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by a sister Ann Fiore.

You are invited to visit with Pat’s family and friends from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, June 2, and 8:30 to 9 a.m. Friday, June 3, at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc (610-444-4116) 250 W. State St. Kennett Square, PA 19348.  His mass of Christian Burial will be 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick Catholic Church 212 Meredith St. Kennett Square.  Interment with full military honors will be in St. Patrick Cemetery, Kennett Square.  Contributions in his memory may be made to St. Patrick Catholic Church 205 Lafayette St., Kennett Square, PA 19348. To view his online tribute and to share a memory with his family, please visit

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