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Thomas P. Moran

Published: Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 4:18 p.m. CDT

CHICAGO — Mr. Thomas P. "Tom" Moran,  56, of Chicago and formerly Morris, passed away peacefully Thursday afternoon, Oct. 11, 2012, in his home.

Born June 23, 1956, in Morris, Thomas was the son of Thomas M. and Patricia Reeve Lee Moran. Tom married the love of his life Barbara Dykiel on March 19, 2005, at St. Bede Catholic Church in Chicago.

He was a real Chicago sports fan, following the White Sox, Bears, Blackhawks and Bulls. He enjoyed fishing, camping and spending time visiting with his many friends and family.

Survivors include his loving wife of more than seven years, Barbara; one son, Justin; along with several grandchildren; his mother, Patricia and her husband, Bob Lee, of Mazon; father, Thomas M. Moran of Downers Grove, Ill.; one sister, Sandra, and her husband, David Cullen of Coal City; two brothers, Robert and his wife, Donna Lee Jr., and Brian Lee of Mazon; sister-in-law, Sarah Lee of Mazon; and he was the loving father to "Stubbs," his baby girl; along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his son, James Moran; and his brother, Christopher Lee, on May 18, 2002.

The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, at U.C. Davis & Sons Funeral Home Ltd., 301 W. Washington St., Morris, where funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. Rev. Edward J. Howe, CR of Immaculate Conception Church will officiate.

Interment will follow at Mazon Cemetery.

Preferred form of remembrance would be memorial gifts in Tom’s memory to the American Liver Society.

Serving as his pallbearers will be Robert Lee, Brian Lee, Scotty Lee, Christopher Lee, Bill Dykiel and Ed Dykiel.

Condolences to the family can be extended online at

U.C. Davis & Sons Funeral Home Ltd., 301 W. Washington St., Morris, is in charge of arrangements. For more information, call (815) 942-0084.

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