Thomas C. Moriarty, 79, of Wood-Ridge, formerly of Lakewood and Carlstadt, passed away on June 3, 2021. Mr. Moriarty was born in Tournafulla, Limerick County, Ireland and immigrated to the U.S.A. in 1960. For over 40 years, he was a member of Teamster Local 560 retiring as a truck driver for Roadway Express in Carlstadt, at the age of 62. Tom was a parishioner of St. Joseph’s R.C. Church, an usher and Eucharistic Minister. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus St. Francis of Assisi #4524 Bishop O’Connor Assembly 4th degree and District Deputy. He was also a member of Teamsters Retirement Club, the Holy Name Society and a former member of the Carlstadt Senior Friendship Club. Tom was proud of his Irish heritage but most proud of his family and grandchildren.
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Beloved husband for 55 years of Juanita (nee Verga) Moriarty. Loving father of Alfred Moriarty and his wife Jill and Colleen Scherdel and her husband Eric. Cherished grandfather (Poopsie) of Trevor, Rhianna, Lyndsey and Owen. Dear brother of John Moriarty and his wife Celia and the late Michael Moriarty, Patrick Moriarty, Joan Tolan, Elizabeth Moriarty and Kathleen Flynn. Caring brother-in-law of Fred Verga and his wife Dale. Adored uncle of many nieces and nephews. Funeral departing from the Kimak Funeral Home, 425 Broad Street, Carlstadt on Monday, June 7, 2021 at 9:00 AM for a Funeral Mass in St. Joseph’s R.C. Church, East Rutherford at 9:30 AM. Entombment Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Visitation Sunday 2-6 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to NJ State Knights of Columbus Intellectual Disabilities Fund, 172 Main St., West Orange, NJ 07052.
The Mass will be live streamed, go to stjoseph.com.