Thomas J. Moran

Thomas J. Moran
Thomas J. Moran

Former longtime Shelter Island resident Thomas James Moran of Greenport died Aug. 31 at Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport. He was 84. 

He was born Aug. 24, 1931, in Franklin Square to Josephine (Barry) and Thomas Moran. He married Madeline (née Nicoll) Dec. 28, 1993, at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on Shelter Island.

Mr. Moran received his Bachelor of Science in Education and for 25 years, was a teacher with North Bellmore Union Free School District.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps for four years, achieving the rank of private first class.

The Morans lived on Shelter Island from 1993 until they moved to Peconic Landing in 2009. They continued to be actively involved with the St. Mary’s Episcopal Church community.

Family members said Mr. Moran enjoyed gardening, music and books.

He is survived by his wife; his children, Stuart Nicoll, Wesley Nicoll, and Jennifer and Jehan Ghouse; his cousins Elsie Tomlin, Peg Lee and Dick Lee; and two grandchildren. Mr. Moran was predeceased by his brother, Jack, in 2008.

The family received visitors Sept. 3 at Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport. A funeral service took place Sept. 4 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, officated by the Rev. Charles F. Mc Carron.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.

This is a paid notice.