70th anniversary: Frances and John Joseph Moran Jr.

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By Sharon Warner

Frances and John Joseph Moran Jr. have been married for 70 years. The couple was married on Oct. 25, 1941, at St. Brigid's Church by William Griesbaum.


He retired in 1982 after 46 years of service as an electrician.

She, the former Frances Griesbaum, is a homemaker.

They are members of St. Michael Parish

Their children are Margaret Rose Downey, Bernadette Greenwell and her husband, Terry, Mary Kathleen Harp and her husband, Anna Claire Johnson, all of Louisville, John Joseph “Joey” Moran III and his wife, Beth Moran, of Finchville, and William Moran and his wife, Karen, of Hammond, Ind. They have 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

The couple will celebrate on Oct. 23 by attending Mass at St. Brigid's Church, where they were married, followed by a brunch with family.