IX. Eileen Theresa Moran

 

Eileen Theresa Moran was born August 25, 1926. She had red hair. While some red-headed kids were worn down by the notoriety, she wore hers like the red badge of courage. Growing up, Eileen was not only very good looking, she was also very tough. She had a figure many a girl wished for and a right hand cross, many a guy wished she didn't. Eileen married John "Jack" Souza. His full name was John Philip Souza and he always told me he was related to the famous band director. He worked for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority for 35 years. He was also a band leader, serving as Director of St. Williams Band in Dorchester. He also directed smaller bands on occasion and served often as a judge for the CYO Drum and Bugle Corps. Jack died January 18, 1996. Eileen and Jack had seven children, which meant Eileen was a very busy mother. Many of the children were born with a hip problem that required special braces. Eileen has always been very active with her church, the Dorchester Christian Fellowship. After the children were grown, Eileen worked more than eighteen years at the Federation for Children With Special Needs, where she was an advocate for children in special education.

Eileen's wedding, sorry about the pixels, group shots are not good for scanners

Bottom row left to right: Peg (Moran) Hynes, Peggy (Carr) Moran, Eileen, Ma, Rita and Frances (Monagle) Moran; Back Row Jim Hynes, Tommy Moran, Jack Souza, Bill Moran, Bernie Moran and John Moran

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eileen on her Wedding Day >

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In this picture Eileen is 81 years old, she is seated left with sister Kae behind her, Bernie beside her and Sister JB with Tommy seated in front of her

The Children of Eileen (Moran) and John "Jack" Souza are:

A. John Phillip, who was born September 9, 1955. He is the executive chef at golfer Jack Nicklaus' Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. He was named Chef of the Year in 1991 . Among his hobbies is kickboxing. John was Kickboxing Champion in 1994.< John and Diane

John married Diane Martino, a teacher from Watertown, Massachusetts and a graduate of Amherst University. They have three sons:

1. John Philip III, born in 1985.

2. Colin James, born in 1988.

3. Connor Patrick, born in 1992.

B. Jane Marie, born June 16, 1957, married Robert "Bob" A. Cox from Wakefield, Massachusetts. He is a former Massachusetts State Trooper now a Detective. He is also active as a coach in young men's hockey and basketball. Jane is pursuing a career as a Court reporter. Jane and Bob live in Lynnfield, Massachusetts and have two children:

 

 

 

 

 

Paul, Jane, Joe and Rosemary at Jane's Wedding

1. Brendan Robert, born in 1987.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Kelley Elizabeth born in 1989.

C. Paul Francis was born June 10, 1959. He is a Lieutenant in the Boston Fire Department. He coaches basketball and softball.

 

They live in Braintree, Massachusetts and have four children:

1. Michael, adopted in 1980, he was Candi's son from a former marriage..

 

 

 

 

 

 

At Paul and Candy's Wedding:

Joe, Eileen, Paul, Candy, Jack, John, Bob Cox

Rosemary, Virginia, Michael, Diane (John's wife), Jane Souza Cox

 

2. Lindsey, born in 1985.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kelsey born in 1988

 

 

 

 

4. Paul Jr., born in 1993.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D. Virginia Ann was born August 23, 1961. She is a Project Administrator for First Data Investor Services. She married Joseph Dunbar from Charlestown, MA who is a barber/stylist. They live in Beverly, Massachusetts and have one child:

1. Sydney Rose

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

E. Rosemary Hannah was born December 17, 1960. She is a Registered Nurse at the Boston City Hospital where she works in the Pediatric Emergency Room. Rosemary is working towards becoming a Nurse Practioner. She enjoys biking, in-line skating and skiing.

Rosemary is unmarried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joe and Jane's Wedding:

Back row- Bob Cox and Jane(Souza) Cox, Joe Dunbar (Virginia's husband), Jane and Joe Souza, Paul, Rosemary, John Jr., Front row - Virginia (Souza) Dunbar, Eileen, Candy Souza (Paul's wife) and Diane Souza (John's wife)

F. Joseph W. was born August 29, 1965. He works for the Nynex telephone company as a cable installer. Joe enjoys hockey and basketball. He married Jane Swan from Milton, Massachusetts. Jane is a Floor Supervisor for John Hancock Insurance Company Investments. They have one child:

1.Joseph Peter

 

 

G. Elizabeth Anne was born August 13, 1967. She is a "special" person in private care. She is multiply handicapped and lives in a group home in Waltham, Massachusetts. She loves to dance and listen to music.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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