MERIDEN - Edith Helen Lofgren Moriarty, 92, formerly of New Hanover Ave., died Sunday, Jan. 14, 200l at Avery Heights Nursing Home in Hartford. She was the wife of the late William G. Moriarty. Mrs. Moriarty was born in Middletown on Oct. 2, 1908, the daughter of the late Malcolm J. and Josephine B. Nilson Lofgren. She was a graduate of Middletown High School and the Hartford Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1930. She worked as a registered nurse at Hartford Hospital and as a nurse at the former International Silver Company until her retirement in 1974. Mrs. Moriarty was a member of the South Meriden Trinity United Methodist Church, Order of Eastern Star, Rachel Rebekah Lodge No. 2, Noble Grands, Westwood Court No. 5 Order of Amaranth, Oddfellows, Hartford Hospital Alumnae Association, AARP National and Castle Craig Chapter of Meriden, Meriden Senior Citizens Center, Meriden Women's Club, Half Century Club, Norden Lodge and VASA of American. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Lizabeth M. and Bertram J. Schmitz, Jr. of Clinton and a son and daughter-in-law, William L. and Irene Moriarty of South Meriden. She was predeceased by a sister, Margaret Lofgren Johnson. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Beecher and Bennett Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Avenue, Meriden. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday (TODAY) Jan. 16 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. If desired, contributions in Mrs. Moriarty's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.

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