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Charles (Chuck) Francis Moran, Jr marched off the field to the finish line on Friday July 5, 2024.

Chuck grew up in the Govans neighborhood of Baltimore, attended St. Mary’s Catholic School, and then graduated from City College.  During those years, Chuck marched with the 5 time (1962-1966) MD State Champion St. Mary’s Lancers Drum and Bugle Corps which provided him with a lifetime of memories and friends.  He then served his country as a decorated combat infantryman (tunnel rat and machine gunner) in Company A, 4th Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division during the Tet Offensive in Vietnam.  After the war, Chuck then joined the Baltimore County Police Department from which he retired after 30 years of service in the Eastern District out of Dundalk and Essex but mostly in the Central Traffic Division out of Towson.

Chuck was the oldest son of the late Charles F. Moran, Sr and the late Bernardine A. Moran (McLain), the beloved husband of the late Jaqueline G. Moran (Baker), and the devoted father of the late Charles F. Moran, III and the late Terrence P. Moran.

Chuck is survived by his brother Kevin B. Moran and his wife Bonnie, his brother Sean P. Moran and his wife Jennifer as well as their sons/his nephews Conor P. Moran and Brendan M. Moran, his granddaughter Megan Moran, his grandson Charles F. Moran, IV., and his daughter-in-law Sarah Moran.

Friends and family may pay their respects at the Ruck Funeral Home in Towson on Friday, July 12 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30am on Monday, July 15 at St. John Catholic Church in Westminster followed by internment with military honors at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, please consider honoring Chuck with a donation to the Vietnam Veterans of America at or the Wounded Warrior Project at Donate to Veterans | Wounded Warrior Project


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