Thomas F. Moran, III


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          MIDDLEBURY- Thomas F. Moran, III, 82, of Middlebury, passed away Saturday, February 12, 2022 at Yale New Haven Hospital.  He was the husband of Joan (Barlow) Moran.         

          Tom was born in Waterbury March 31, 1939 son of the late Thomas & Constance Moran.  He was educated in Waterbury schools and a graduate of Nichols College.  He was the retired owner of Industrial Paper & Plastic in Waterbury.

          Tom loved to be on the water and enjoyed sailing and fly fishing, golf, trips to Montana and spending time with his family and friends.  He was a longtime member of the Waterbury Country Club and the Wickford Yacht Club in Rhode Island.

          Besides his wife of 55 years, he leaves his son, Thomas F. Moran, IV and his wife Sarah of Woodbury, his daughter Monica Moran of St. Louis, 4 grandchildren, Thomas F. Moran, V, Liam Moran, Charles Bethell and Isabelle Bethell and several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by 3 sisters, Joan Moran, Patricia Pape, Chere Pape and a brother, Peter Moran.         

          A private Funeral Mass will be held at St. John of the Cross in Middlebury and burial will be at the convenience of the family.  The Murphy Funeral Home, 115 Willow Street is assisting with the arrangements.

          In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Connecticut Children’s Hospital. Gifts in Tom’s memory can be made to Connecticut Children’s online at or checks, made payable to Connecticut Children's Foundation, Inc., may be mailed to: Connecticut Children's Foundation, Inc., Attn: Memorial Gifts, PO Box 412901, Boston, MA 02241-2901. Please include Thomas Moran in the memo line.

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