WATERVILLE – Lloyd Moran sadly passed away in Waterville on April 19, 2022, at the age of 96. He was born in Presque Isle and grew up on a potato farm during the Great Depression. He graduated from Presque Isle High School in 1943. Shortly after graduation Lloyd enlisted in the U.S. Navy during WWII serving as a radioman on the USS Pontus.After returning home from the war, Lloyd attended Husson College on the G.I. Bill, graduating in 1948. While at Husson, Lloyd met the love of his life, Esther Page. The two were married in October of 1947 and spent 65 wonderful years together until Esther’s passing in 2012.Lloyd and Esther raised their three children, Linda Riccio of Los Alamitos, Calif., Janice Moran of Southbury, Conn., and David Moran of Waterville. They loved taking trips to visit the grandchildren and great-grandchildren. They especially enjoyed traveling by car having taken several cross-country trips, visiting 46 states along the way. Lloyd spent his working days in the accounting field, retiring from Augusta Water District in 1990.He was a proud member of the Meridian Chapter of the Grand Lodge of Maine. He spent his leisure time playing golf, watching sports on TV, working in his garden, baking bread, and giving treats to the neighborhood four -legged friends that stopped in to visit while on their walks.Lloyd was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Esther; and all of their siblings.Beside their children, Lloyd and Esther are survived by grandchildren Kerry and husband Mark, Kristina and her husband Cecil, Stephanie and her partner Marc, and Melissa with her partner Gwen. Also surviving are great-grandchildren Elena, Aiden, Jonah, and Elliott; and several nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank Basil and Sue Grant, next door neighbors for over 50 years, for their friendship, support and kindness. We also wish to thank Brenda King, whose help during Lloyd’s final years was priceless.As per Lloyd and Esther’s request there will be no public service. Lloyd and Esther will be laid to rest together in a private ceremony at Maine Veteran’s Cemetery in Augusta.

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