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Maxine M. Moriarty

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Maxine M. Moriarty, 90, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010, at Sunny Knoll Care Centre, Rockwell City.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 3, at St. Francis Catholic Church, Rockwell City with Rev. Richard S. Ries officiating.

Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery.

Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City, with a Parish Rosary at 4:30 and a vigil for the deceased at 6 p.m.

Maxine Mae Corson Moriarty was born Oct. 24, 1919, at Rockwell City. She attended Rockwell City High School. On Sept. 11, 1936, she was united in marriage to Bernard J. Moriarty at Rockwell City. The couple farmed south of Rockwell City. In 1952, they established their home in Rockwell City, where Maxine was a homemaker for most of her life. She was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church, and the Altar Society. Maxine was an avid bowler and enjoyed gardening, crafting, oil painting and writing poetry.

Maxine is survived by her children: George (Janet) Moriarty of Spencer, Carol (Doyle) Parman of Grant City, Mo., Sandra (Wilbur) Brown of Eagle Grove, David (DeAnn) Moriarty of Russell, and Mary Bartholomew of Rockwell City; 100 grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; and brother, Dean (Virginia) Corson of Bella Vista, Ariz.; sisters-in-law, Sister Julia Moriarty SSCM of Champaign, Ill., and Elaine Corson of Rockwell City.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard; grandchildren: Noel and Richard Douglass, and Julie Ann Moriarty; parents, Guy W. and Grace R. Robinson Corson; sisters: Opal Pintchuk and Phyllis Coats; and brother, Dale Corson.