Michael S. Moreland 73, Gallitzin died peacefully in his arms of his wife Carol, surrounded by his 4 sons at Select Specialty Hospital, Johnstown. Born December 18, 1947 in Harrisburg the son of the late John F. Sr. and Doris G. (Hines) Moreland. Preceded in death by a grandson, John Robert on December 31, 2002, brothers, Francis, Charles, and John Jr. Survived by his wife the former Carol Clossin whom he married July 27, 1968 at St. Patrick Church and these 4 sons, Michael Jr. (Paula), Harold, Robert (Melissa) and Francis (Maria), grandchildren, Rachael, Sarah, Joanna, Wyatt, Jason and Ava, sisters and brother, Kateri (Robert) Sharp, Claudia (Carl) Reed, Joseph (Mary Ann), Janelle Aldrich and Laura Hines (significant other Jeffrey Metz) and numerous nieces and nephews. Mike retired from the trucking industry and opened his own small engine shop. A 1965 graduate of Bishop Carroll High School. Mike enjoyed going to his hunting camp, Camp Tuscarora in Milroy, cooking, and woodworking. Mike was a life member of the Gallitzin Moose holding a Degree of Fellowship and also served as District President and Governor , Social member of Gallitzin American Legion, Gallitzin Sportsmen’s and was a life social member of the Cresson Fire Company. Friends will be received from 1 pm until time of Funeral Service at 5 pm Saturday at Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church Street, Gallitzin with Br. Gabe Amato T.O.R. officiating. The family ask that donations be made to Dorothy Day Outreach, PO Box 600, Loretto, PA 15940, Gallitzin Alumni Association, PO Box 1, Gallitzin, PA 16641, Gallitzin Fire Company, PO Box 41, Gallitzin, PA 16641 or to the funeral home.
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