Florant O. "Steve" Moran, 84
Memorial MassVisitationFlorant "Steve" Otto Moran, 84 of Hollywood, MD passed away peacefully on July 3, 2012.
Born October 22, 1927 in Saint Marie, IL, he was the son of the late Alphonsus Benjamin and Helena Marie Moran.
Florant joined the United States Navy as a young man. He was proud to be part of the Seabees Construction Battalion and was honorably discharged as a 1st Class Petty Officer after 20 years of service. Upon retiring from the United States Navy at Naval Station Argentina, he relocated his family to Hollywood, MD and started a 21 year career with the Federal Government at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, retiring from Cedar Point Golf Course.
An avid golfer and pool player, he was received in the Sandy Bottom area and throughout St. Mary's County as if he had been born here. He is survived by his two sons, Steven Moran and wife Jeannie of Hollywood, MD, Gerald Moran and wife Mindy of Valley Lee, MD, and sisters Teresa, Mary and Loretta. A special thanks to his two very dear friends Dean Wilson and Charlie Hall for their undying friendship through the years.
Family will receive friends for a Celebration of Life from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 7, 2012 at St. John's Catholic Church, 43927 St. John's Road, Hollywood, MD 20636. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated by Reverend Raymond Schmidt at 2:00 p.m. A wake will follow at the Patuxent Moose Lodge.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Francis Regis Parish, Church Revitalization Fund, 43950 Saint John's Rd., Hollywood, MD 20636 or the Patuxent Moose Lodge 2393, 23886 Mervell Dean Road, Hollywood, MD 20636.
Condolences to the family may be made at www.brinsfieldfuneral.com.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.