Gertrude Daley Moran

Gertrude Daley Moran, 99, passed away April 21, 2020, at her home in Hinsdale.

Gertrude was born in Chicago in 1920 and raised in River Forest, where she attended St. Luke Elementary School and Trinity High School. She graduated from St. Mary’s College in South Bend, Ind., in 1942 with a degree in music.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Rock P. Moran Jr. in 2009; her son, J. Stewart (Peggy Moran and spouse Tim Sinclair); her grandson, Patrick Moran; and her siblings, Margaret Mary (the late George) McGurn, Elizabeth (the late Sidney) Marsh, Patricia (the late Joseph) O’Keefe, Jane (the late John) Clark and Anne Daley O.P.

She is survived by her children, Trudy (the late Dick) Kerwin, Rock III (Karen) Moran, Molly (Tom) Hansen, Patty (John) Lillis and Bess (Paul) Sullivan; her grandchildren, Brian (Kelly) Dietrich, Hilary (Jeff) Ryan, Heidi Dietrich, Rock (Stacey) Moran IV, David (Allison Fernandez) Moran, Michael (Sharon) Hansen, Heather (Steve) Daniels, Kristen (Justin) Rodenbostel, Erik Hansen, Molly (Daniel) Lerew, Stewart (Shelby) Moran, Katie (Peter) Rentschler, Maggie (Michael Sweetman) and Chris Sullivan; her 15 great-grandchildren; her siblings, Claire (the late Joseph) Archibald and Joan (Robert) Lee; and many nieces and nephews.

Due to current regulations regarding gatherings, a private family interment will be held at Bronswood Cemetery in Oak Brook.

A memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, at St. Luke’s Parish, 7600 W. Lake Street, River Forest.

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In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made online to St. Luke’s Parish at, St. Thomas Hospice at, or the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters at

Sullivan Funeral Home in Hinsdale handled the arrangements.