Fr. Leonard J. Moran, S.M., former pastor of St. Michael’s parish died on August 27, 2002 at Sun City Center, Florida. He was 84. Born in Bethlehem, PA on February 10, 1918 Father Moran spent 57 years as a Marist priest. Shortly after ordination in 1945, Father left for the Marist Missions of the South Pacific. He served there from 1946-1954. Another international ministry was as Marist General Treasurer in Rome in 1966. Fr. Moran served as pastor at St. Michael’s parish from 1967-73. He shared of himself in numerous other Marist miniseries both in parishes and/or schools until retirement in Sun City Center, Florida. Upon retiring Fr. Moran spent most of his retirement years being of assistance in Prince of Peace parish in that city. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at Prince of Peace church on Tuesday Septmeber 3. Intermnent will follow at a later date in the Marist plot at at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia. Local arrangements are by Altmeyer Funeral Home, Wheeling.