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  • Obituary: Wasyl L. (Sonny) Moran III

  • Wasyl L. (Sonny) Moran III, 66, died September 19, 2012 at his home in Henderson in the care of his wife and Hospice of Jefferson County. Born August 6, 1946 in Bath, NY, the son of Wasyl L. Moran Jr. and Mildred Sutryk Moran.

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  • Wasyl L. (Sonny) Moran III, 66, died September 19, 2012 at his home in Henderson in the care of his wife and Hospice of Jefferson County. Born August 6, 1946 in Bath, NY, the son of Wasyl L. Moran Jr. and Mildred Sutryk Moran. He grew up on the family dairy farm in Savona, NY and was a 1964 graduate of Savona High School. He attended Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport, PA earning an associates degree in computer science.
    Wasyl was an excellent musician and was one of the founding members of the popular local band “White Mustache.” He continued to play guitar and write song lyrics throughout his life.
    Wasyl spent most of his working years in retail management with various companies all over the U.S. including Things Rembered, Fanny Farmer and Park Lane Hosiery. He moved to the North Country in 1987 where he worked at W.T. Grant and Present Company before becoming a regional manager for Pfaltzgraff where he stayed for 10 years. He then worked at Sprint PCS at the Salmon Run Mall before retiring in 2002.
    In addition to his music, Wasyl enjoyed his pets and spending time with his daughter and his family and friends. He loved working to make his yards and gardens beautiful. He had a passion for collecting antiques and an equal passion for Syracuse University Basketball.
    He married Deborah Moran on December 24, 1999. In addition to his wife he is also survived by his daughter, Anna L. (Victor) Egorova, currently of El Paso TX; a step-daughter, Sarah Krantz Mehan of Malta, NY; a step-son, Toby R. Krantz and his companion Debbie Hoyes of Newington, CT; his brother and sister, John T. Moran and Anna Mae (James) Gardner of Savona; two step-grandchildren, Garrett and Molly Mehan of Malta, NY: a favorite aunt, Joan Buck of Bath; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Henderson Ambulance, PO Box 50 Henderson, NY 13650 or Hospice of Jefferson County.

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