March 10, 1943 - April 8, 2020
Bill, age 77, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family Wednesday, April 8, 2020. He was a longtime resident of Kenner and current resident of Ponchatoula for the past 10 years. Bill retired from Hibernia Bank / Capital One after serving as their Corporate Security Expert for many years. Law enforcement was always a passion with Bill. He was a former Captain in the Kenner Police Department, Reserve Division; a retired Lieutenant with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, Reserve Division; and he most recently served as a Colonel with the Ponchatoula Police Department. Bill was a member of Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity and the Ancient Order of Hibernians. He served on the finance committee of the Rosaryville Spirit Life Center Board of Directors. Bill and his family are parishioners of St. Margaret of Scotland Catholic Church; a member of the Prison Ministry Committee of St. Margaret’s; and a member of their Knights of Columbus, Fourth Degree. He was also a former member of the Emerald Society of Metropolitan New Orleans. Throughout Bill’s life, his family always came first. To them, he was affectionately known as ‘Dukie’ (a John Wayne reference). He loved getting away to do a little fishing as often as he could. Bill was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend who is dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. Bill is survived by his loving wife, Karen Anne McLaughlin Moran; sons, William ‘Bill’ Moran, III (Vicki); Kenneth ‘Kenny’ Moran (Michelle), and Kevin Moran (Debbie); daughters, Beatrice ‘Bea’ Strain (Charles), Nicole Esneault (Joey); daughter-in-law, Tara Hunt; grandchildren, Christina, Megan, Erin, Lauren, Kyle, Abby, Sean, and Ashley; along with 2 great-grandchildren, Kooper, and Katherine. Bill is preceded in death by his wife Eugenie Lamulle Moran; son Daniel Patrick Moran; and his parents, Bill, Sr. and Vera Moran. The Moran family would like to thank the Egan Hospice staff, especially Kathleen, Joanne, and Lynn. In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations please be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to a visitation Saturday, October 3, 2020 from the chapel of Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home, 12012 Hwy 190 W., Hammond, LA. 70401. Rosary will begin at 8:00 a.m. and visitation will end at 10:00 a.m. A Funeral Mass from St. Margaret Queen of Scotland, 30300 Catholic Hall Road, Hammond, LA 70401 will be held later that morning starting at 11:00 a.m.
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