Sister Geneve Moran, BVM

October 5, 2019


Sister Geneve Moran, BVM, 93, of 1050 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, Iowa, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Marian Hall.

Visitation will be from 9-10:15 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, in the Marian Hall Chapel. Sharing of Memories will be at 10:15 a.m., followed immediately by the Mass of Christian Burial. Burial is in the Mount Carmel Cemetery.

Sister Geneve was an elementary teacher in Fort Dodge, Iowa; Chicago; Casper, Wyo.; and West Hempstead, N.Y.  She ministered as a secondary teacher, ESL teacher, GED preparation tutor and school secretary in Chicago and a secondary teacher and assistant librarian in Wilmette, Ill.

She was born on Nov. 30, 1925, in Chicago to Robert James and Genevieve McMahon Moran. She entered the BVM congregation Sept. 8, 1943, from St. Andrew parish, Chicago. She professed first vows on March 19, 1946, and final vows on Aug. 15, 1951.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Robert. She is survived by a sister-in-law Annabelle Moran, Arlington Heights, Ill.; nieces; nephews; many cousins; and the Sisters of Charity, BVM, with whom she shared life for 76 years.

Memorials may be given to Sisters of Charity, BVM Support Fund, 1100 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, IA 52003 or online at

Leonard Funeral Home and Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Rd, Dubuque, Iowa 52003 is in charge of arrangements.

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