James P. Moran, Sr.

Obituary for James P. Moran, Sr.

July 24, 1939 - November 21, 2020
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | Age 81


James P., of Philadelphia, passed away on November 21st, 2020, at the age of 81. Jim was the beloved husband of the late Agnes ("Aggie" - nee White); devoted father of James P. Moran, Jr., and Audrey Daniel; loving grandfather of Jimmy, Buster, Stacey, Melissa, Dana, and Eddie; loving great grandfather of 9 great grandchildren, and beloved brother of Patricia, the late Carole, and the late Linda.
Jim served as Executive Director of Philadelphia Area Project for Occupational Safety and Health (PhilaPOSH) for 25 years until his retirement in 2005. He continued to serve as Director Emeritus until his death. He was an important part of PhilaPOSH from its founding in 1975. Jim was a member of several unions throughout his working life, including the ACTWU, IUE, USWA, IBT, UAW, and CWA. He served as chair of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Labor Party. Jim also was a member of "The Originals" pool team (American Poolplayers Association) shooting out of the Andalusia Bar and Grill. He also served as Sergeant at Arms for the Veteran Boxers Association.
Jim's Life Celebration and Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Information will follow. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Jim's name to the "PhilaPOSH Jim Moran Legacy Fund", care of PhilaPOSH, 3001 Walnut Street, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104 and at www.PhilaPOSH.org.

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    Philadelphia, PA 19104

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