Francis Anthony Moran

March 11, 2010
Francis Anthony Moran


Francis Anthony Moran, 84 of Wilmington passed away March 11, 2010 at Davis HealthCare.

He was preceded in death by his parents Francis Anthony Moran Sr. and Mary Manning Moran, his wife Mary Virginia O’Brien Moran, his daughters Maureen Frances Jensen and Patricia Eileen Patternac, and son Kevin Joseph Moran.

Francis is survived by daughters Colleen Fels and husband Brett Fels, Kathleen Wrenn, son Daniel Patrick Moran, 9 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, sister Patricia Moran and a host of nieces and nephews.

Francis was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church where he was an Ecumenical Minister. He was also a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians . He served in the US Navy from 1943 to 1946 as a crewmember of PT Boat 496.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 1PM, Monday March 15, 2010 at St. Mark Catholic Church. Interment Costal Carolina Veterans Cemetery, Jacksonville, NC. Family will receive friends from 4:00 – 6:00 pm, Sunday, March 14, 2010 at Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

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Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • March 14, 2010
    Shari Murray says:
    Fels, you are all in my prayers. Love, Shari

  • March 14, 2010
    Al and Maura Syrylo says:
    Dan, we are so sorry to hear about your father. Our condolences and prayers go to you, your family and friends of the Morans. God Bless You.

  • March 14, 2010
    Chris Jemmett says:
    Dan, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • March 14, 2010
    Jerry Bergeron says:
    Dan, My sincere condolences to you and your family on your loss.