MERIDEN - Owen F. Moran, 94, dedicated husband and father passed away at home on Monday, March 19, 2007, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Alice Dutton Moran and they had been married for 65 years. Born in Meriden on Sept. 8, 1912, he was the son of the late Peter F. and Mathilda (Boehm) Moran. He had been employed as a business advertising salesman at Brown & Bigelow. Owen enjoyed fishing and hunting and was a lifetime member of the Wallingford Rod & Gun Club. He was a member of Center Congregational Church, Meriden. He is survived by three daughters, Nancy Moran of Weymouth, MA, Patricia Gelinas of Brimfield, MA and Pamela Moran and spouse, Barbara Sergio of Bristol; three sons, Robert Moran of Southington, Jeffrey Moran of Meriden and Barry Moran of Middlefield; a sister, Evelyn Tracy of Meriden; four grandchildren, Sheila Partlow of Putnam, Melissa Cotter of Shrewsbury, MA, Michelle Gelinas of Oxford, MA and Jennifer Moran of Plainville; five great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews.. Relatives and friends may call Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 9 to 10:30 a.m.at the Beecher and Bennett Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. A service will then be held at 11 a.m. at the Center Congregational Church, 474 Broad St., Meriden. The Rev. George H. True will officiate. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Contributions in Owen's memory may be made to the Franciscan Home Care, 267 Finch Ave., Meriden, CT 06451. To send a condolence please see obituary @ www.beecherandbennett.com

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  1. Bob, I am sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  2. Bob, I’m sorry to hear about your Dad. My prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Karen

  3. Bob, the loss of a loved one is always a difficult time. That time is easier to get through remembering the good times and great memories that were shared between you and your Dad.

  4. Bob: Sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. My sincere condolences to you and your family. Larry Carpentier

  5. Dear Nancy, I am so sorry for your loss. I’m sure your dad was grateful for the time you spent making his last days more comfortable. Take care of yourself during this sad time.

  6. Dear Nancy, my condolences to you and your family upon the death of your dear father. Peace be with you all. Sincerely, Jean

  7. Dear Pat Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during this time. Bruce, Maureen and Craig

  8. I am so sorry for your loss, you have my deepest sympathy. .Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal..

  9. It is with deepest sympathy that we pass our thoughts and prayers to you. I know just how special .Gramps. is to you all, may you find Peace in knowing others care. Love, Doug, Teri & the boys

  10. Nancy – I’m so very sorry to hear about your dad. Please know I am sending warm thoughts your way… Phyllis

  11. Nancy: I’m so sorry to learn of the loss of your Dad. We’ll talk and share memories for a long time to come. Take care of yourself. Mary

  12. Pam, You have our deepest sympathy, We know he meant the world to you. Keep all the good memories close to heart. Remember we are here if you need anything. Bonnie & Mike

  13. Pat, So sorry to hear about the passing of your father. Take comfort in knowing that he is in the Lord’s care now.

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