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Claire R. Moran

May 1, 1943 — July 29, 2019

Claire R. Moran, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2019 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit in Dunmore. Claire was born in Wilkes-Barre, on May 1, 1943, a daughter of the late Frank and Catherine Rogan Moran of Kingston. Claire was a graduate of West Side Central Catholic High School, Kingston, class of 1961. She attended business school in Washington,D.C. and later attended King’s College in Wilkes-Barre. She retired from the former Valley Manufacturing Corp. (now known as Unison) in1998. At the time of her retirement she was a member of the management team in charge of Purchasing and Inventory Control. During the course of her life she was active in two parishes, St. Ignatius in Kingston and St. Aloysius in Wilkes-Barre, where she was a member of the choir. Claire was predeceased by an infant sister, Mary Augusta Moran, and her brother Frank Moran. She is survived by her daughter Ellen Gallagher and her husband John Gallagher of New York City, her nephew Brian Moran and his wife Celeste Ann and their children Emma and Alex of Falls, PA, and her niece Kathy Moran Kitchin. The funeral will be held Friday at 10:00 a.m. from Maher-Collins Funeral Home, 360 North Maple Avenue, Kingston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 in the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call Thursday from 6-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph's Center, 2010 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509.
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