Robert E. Moran


Robert E. Moran, of Dorchester, Attorney, former Probation Officer, DSS worker, College Instructor and College Administrator.

Robert E. Moran  passed away on  April 10, 2018 after a prolonged illness. Mr. Moran is survived by his devoted wife, Barbara [Amore] Moran, his loving daughters, Catherine L. Moran of New York City and Natalie J. Moran of Dorchester, MA. Mr. Moran is also survived by his beloved sisters, Sheila E. Moran and Kathleen A. O’Brien, both of Wakefield,  and numerous nieces and nephews.

After graduating from college, Mr. Moran served in the DSS office in Medford for 3 years and then spent 9 years as a Juvenile Probation Officer in the Malden District Court.  After graduating from Suffolk University Law School and passing the Bar, Mr. Moran  taught as a college instructor at Fisher College from 1975 to 1981  while still a Probation Officer, and from 1981 to 1983 served as Director of Continuing Education for the College. From 1984 to 1986 he was the General Counsel to the Real Property Department for the City of Boston, overseeing all tax foreclosed property, leasing of Faneuil Hall, municipal parking lots, and all labor issues. From 1986 to 2000 he served as the Associate General Counsel in the Department of Neighborhood Development for the City, specializing in public construction, contracts,  and major real estate development. Mr. Moran was lead counsel during this period on the Boston Medical Center, the New Boston Police Headquarters, and all Boston Public Schools,  police and  fire stations,  and libraries constructed or rehabilitated during this time. Mr. Moran was an avid runner, completing the Boston Marathon twice. Mr. Moran was a gourmet cook.    He also led numerous Outward Bound trips with delinquent children and was responsible for major gift giving and food donations during the Holiday Season to the needy.   Prior  to retiring in 2010, he served as the Associate Counsel to the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday April 14 at 10:00 AM in Saint Gregory Church, Dorchester Avenue,  Dorchester. Visiting hours on Friday April 13, 3:00-8:00 PM in  the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS. Burial arrangements shall be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dorchester Educational Enrichment Project at the Murphy School [Project D.E.E.P.] in Mr. Moran’s memory.