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Mother of Vivian (’73) & Sarah (’82) passed away

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on July 10, 2012

Vivian Sarah MOYNIHAN

MOYNIHAN Vivian Sarah Vivian Sarah Moynihan, 85, died on April 24, 2012. Born in Chicago, IL on December 14, 1926 to Henry Peter and Sarah (Orr) Michels. Dear sister of Henry Paul Michels. Married her beloved Joseph Francis Moynihan on April 24, 1954. The best Mom in the world to Vivian (the late Dennis J. Young), Humphrey Joseph (Connie Gohmann), Brendan (Cathleen Swope), John (Cathy Gorkowski), and Sara Moynihan whom she held so close in her heart. Deeply loved Nana, to Katie, Meghan, Tyler, Conor, Brendan, David, Owen, John Patrick, Colin, Bailey, Mary Kathryn, and Grace. A gifted educator, she taught for many years at Step by Step Nursery School on Glendale Avenue in Toledo. All who knew her have been blessed by her life. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, husband, and son-in-law. In lieu of flowers, please give to the

charity of your choice. Honor her life – spread love wherever you go, give encouragement and support to all you encounter, and celebrate the simple pleasures of daily life. Burial will be private. Memorial Mass at St Patrick of Heatherdowns church on Saturday July 14, 2012, at 10:00 a.m.

Published in Toledo Blade from July 7 to July 9, 2012

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