Theresa A. Moriarty, 86, bank officer, homemaker


Theresa A. Moriarty, a former bank officer and homemaker, died of pneumonia Aug. 19 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She was 86.

Born Theresa Ann Guthlein in Baltimore, she was raised on Bartlett Avenue. She was a 1936 graduate of Seton High School and during World War II worked at Crown Cork and Seal Co.

Formerly a longtime Rexmere Road resident, she had been treasurer of the old Sterling Federal Savings and Loan during the 1960s and early 1970s. Since 1993, she had lived at the Charlesgate Apartments in Towson.

She was an accomplished needleworker and enjoyed working with ceramics. She was a member of the Woman's Club of Towson and a communicant of Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church.

Mrs. Moriarty enjoyed travel and had visited Ireland, Italy, Spain and Hawaii.

She was married for 51 years to Jack T. Moriarty, a Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. engineer technician who died in 1992.

A funeral Mass was offered Tuesday at St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church.

Surviving are two daughters, Ellen Pickett of Clarksburg and Peggy Giuliani of Vineland, N.J.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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