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“During our school years we were friends being teenagers however in the past several years we became buddies. Talking over the phone we shared not the...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Ron Gillespie

“Fudgie will always be with us! A high school aquatintance who became a loving and caring friend to all and everyone she came in contact with. Her...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Linda Hunter - Joliet, IL

“Knew Maureen in elementary and high school. She was so popular. I gloated at her niceness to everyone. Was never stuck up. Was friendly to everyone....Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Judy Andrews - Green Bay, WI

“I know Maureen (Fudgie) from High School. She was always so darn cute. Lost tract of her for many many years. About 4 years ago a bunch of people...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Mari Sadkowski - Berkeley, IL

“We met back in September 1964 and have been best friends ever since. In high school her nick name was Fudgie, and she will always be Fudgie to me.No...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Anita DeBias - Port Richey, FL

“In the 70's Maureen was our sister-in-law. My mother-in-law Clara Allen, and Maureen were both great cooks. To this day I continue to use some of...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Josie Allen - Boulder Jct, WI

“So sorry to see this, Amy. Had not heard she was I'll. Love and prayers to you and family. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Susan Cornell - Summerville, SC

“I had the pleasure of knowing Mo at Famous Fixtures she was a wonderful person. My deepest Sympathy to your family ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Kathy jo Locke - Sun Prairie, WI

“So sorry to hear about Mo. Went to grammar school with her. Will be truly missed. My condolences to her family. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Jim Martini - Chicago, IL

“I will always remember Mo for the kindness she showed to my family. I had the privilege of working with her at Famous Fixture and enjoyed every...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Greg Johnson - Pella, IA

“Maureen was such a sweet person and a joy to be around. Maureen and my husband, Chris Rideout had a great working relationship. May Maureen now...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Kathleen Rideout - Stoughton, WI

“I worked with Maureen at Thermal Spray Technologies. we helped each other through rough days, make light of any problems. She had to get someone to...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Susan Avila - Waterloo, WI

“Maureen (the other infamous Moriarity In-Law), Rest In Peace. I will miss what we shared as friends and sisters-in-law. I know now that there is...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Char Moriarity - Honolulu, HI


Maureen "Mo" Moriarity, age 67, passed away surrounded by family and loved ones on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at her home in Sun Prairie. She was born in Chicago on February 19, 1951 to Duard and Marie (Caluris) Harrington. She married Edmund Moriarity on July 8, 1988 in Chippewa Falls, WI.
Maureen proudly served her country spending 6 years in the Army Reserves, 84th Division. She worked for Thermal Spray Technologies, TDS, Famous Fixtures, and enjoyed being a columnist for The Sun Prairie Star, writing both the Winnowings and "Mo-Mentary Lapse of Reason" columns.
One of Mo's favorite things was to spend time with her family and friends. She spread her sunshine and bright smile wherever she went, regardless of her circumstances. Her always positive outlook and encouraging words influenced and touched more lives than she could have ever imagined. Her love for her family was so entirely evident to all who knew her and she will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her husband Ed; 4 children, Amy (Jim) Anderson, Greg (Eva) Allen, Christine (Steve) Zupek, and Coreen Moriarity; grandchildren, Adam, Andrew (Sarah), Abigail (Cory), Bailey, Anna, Claire, Matthew, Liam, Laura and Alexander; and 1 sister Karen Steele.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son Leonard "Buddy" Allen; a sister Cheryl Lambropoulos; and grandson Aaron Allen.
A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 20, 2018, at Prairie Creek Refuge Church, 6484 N. Bird St. in Sun Prairie. Pastor Rex Wegner will preside. A visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until the time of Service at the church on Saturday.
Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral & Cremation
Sun Prairie 608-837-5400
www.newcomerfh.com

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302 Columbus Street Sun Prairie, WI 53590
Tel. (608) 837-5400

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