Valerie J. Moran


Valerie J. Moran, 68, of Payson, died Dec. 7, 2005. She was born Oct. 16, 1937 to John L. and Valerie S. Hegedus in Cleveland, Ohio.

Ms. Moran resided in Arizona for 15 years. The last eight years were spent in Payson.

Ms. Moran was the wife of Gary J. Skerritt of Cleveland, Ohio for 23 years and gave birth to six children.

She is survived by daughters, Debbie (Terry) Sanders of Lapeer, Mich., Denise Poprafsky of Waterford, Mich., Dawn Ford of Payson, Dionne (Greg) Sayers of Payson and Darcie Page of Waterford, Mich.; son, Gary Skerritt of Cleveland, Ohio; brother, Robert (Martha) Hegedus of Sierra Vista; 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15 at Messinger Payson Funeral Home, 302 W. Aero Drive. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 16 at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, 511 S. St. Phillips St. Interment will be at Mountain Meadows Memorial Park.

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