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Atty. Thomas J. Moriarty

April 20, 1940 ~ May 22, 2022 (age 82)



Atty. Thomas J. Moriarty, age 82, passed away peacefully on Sunday May 22, 2022 at Vantage of South Hadley. Thomas was born in Springfield, a son of the late Thomas J. and Mary C. (Wynne) Moriarty and was educated in local schools. He graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester and received his Juris Doctorate from Georgetown Law. Tom was a well-known area lawyer for many years practicing law in Holyoke and Easthampton, as well as serving on many area boards and commissions.  For 21 years, Tom was an adjunct professor, teaching the Master’s Program in Criminal Law at American International College.  He was a longtime communicant of Holy Cross Church (Our Lady of the Cross Parish) in Holyoke. Tom was predeceased by his wife Rosemary “Snooky” (Sullivan) Hobert Moriarty on July 19, 2014, and step sons Joseph and Richard Hobert. He is survived by two children: Thomas J. Moriarty and his wife Sarah of West Springfield, and Marikate Lynch and her husband David of Noank, CT; 6 step-children: Kathleen (John) Hewes of Mumford Cove, CT, William (Nancy) Hobert of Stonington, CT, John (Debbie) Hobert of Ledyard, CT, Daniel (Karen) Hobert of Chicopee, Michael Hobert of West Springfield, and Gary (Amy) Hobert of Noank, CT, a daughter-in-law Tori Hobert of CA, 21 Grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren, two brothers: Attorney John Moriarty of South Hadley and Professor James Moriarty of Lanesboro, as well as many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, May 27th at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of the Cross Parish Church, Holy Cross Avenue, Holyoke. Burial will be held at the convenience of his family. Calling hours will be held Friday from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton Street, Holyoke. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of the Cross Parish, 25 Maple Street, Holyoke MA 01040.

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May 27, 2022

8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home
2049 Northampton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040

Mass of Christian Burial
May 27, 2022

11:00 AM
Our Lady of the Cross Church
Holy Cross Avenue
Holyoke, MA 01040

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