December 3, 1931 – September 18, 2020
John Andrew Moriarty
John “Jack” Andrew Moriarty passed away peacefully at his home September 18, 2020. Jack was born to Andrew Albert and Mary Pollard Moriarty on December 3, 1931 in Springfield, Massachusetts. He proudly served in the Navy during the Korean War. Jack and Rita had seven children and five grandchildren and lived in Brentwood, Tennessee for 48 years. Jack is survived by daughters; Ellen Moriarty, Susan Moriarty, Mary Glossinger (Brad), Kathleen Wright (Jeffrey), Christine Moriarty and Megan Faison (Jody) and son, Jack Moriarty (Chern); grandchildren Sean Wright, Emma Moriarty, Emily Glossinger, Sam Faison and Jack Faison. He is proceeded in death by his wife Rita Newman Moriarty and his parents.
A private mass was celebrated on September 23, 2020.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Tennessee YMCA Center for Civic Engagement at https://ymcamidtn.org/give/cce
No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.
September 22, 2020
Every time I saw Mr. Moriarty at the Y, he always asked how I was doing and always had a smile on his face. He was such a nice man. I am fortunate to work along side Susan and Kate. I know that is where they get their kindness from.