Dina Moran, 86 of Taylorville passed away at 9:07 PM on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital.


Dina was born on December 17, 1929 at Taylorville the daughter of Augusto and Maria (Castellani) Pelati. She married Richard P. Moran on February 4, 1951 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Brother, Dante Pelati, Grandson, Christopher P. Venters, Great Grandson, Samuel Egizii and Daughter in law, Michelle Ward.


Dina was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and a graduate of Taylorville High School. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Dina was a big fan of John Wayne and loved her flowers.


Survivors: Her husband of 65 years, Richard P. Moran of Taylorville, IL; Daughters, Kathy Moran (husband, David) Coplea of Springfield, IL and Janine Moran Fabian of Taylorville, IL; Sons, Steve (wife, Renee) Moran and Bill Moran both of Taylorville, IL, Mark (wife, Lisa) Moran of Normal, IL and David (wife, Marcie) Moran of Edinburg, IL; 14 Grandchildren; 13 Great Grandchildren; Sister in law, Barbara Pelati of Taylorville, IL; Her beloved canine companion, Barney.


Funeral mass will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Monsignor David Lantz officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 9:00 AM until time of service at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.


Condolences to her family may be left at


Shafer-Perfetti Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Taylorville is in charge of arrangements.

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