On Wednesday, December 19, 2019, at age 90, of Ambridge, Pa. Beloved husband of Helen (Paleos); father of Valerie (Bruce) Hooper, Joanne (Neil) Cope, Christopher Moratis, and George (Linda) Moratis. Brother of Milton (Betty) Moratis. Also survived by 6 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife Androniki (Manoleras) Moratis, brother Jack (Marian) Moratis and parents John & Bessie Moratis. Christy was a veteran who proudly served in the US Army in Japan at the end of World War II and as a past Master of Trinity Lodge #221 Free and Accepted Masons. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, he worked for Gulf Oil and Westinghouse before retiring from the US Government at the age of 70. He was a member of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Ambridge and AHEPA. Christy was an avid ham radio operator first licensed in 1948 and member of a radio club chapter in Rochester, PA and will be remembered fondly as a very warm, soft-spoken, and gentle soul. Christy’s family would like to sincerely thank the staff of Amber Woods and Caring Hospice for the care they gave to him. Friends will be received Sunday, December 22, 2019 from 2-6 pm at the English Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 378 Maryland Ave. Oakmont, Pa 15139, where a Trisagion Service will be held at 5pm. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, December 23, 2019, at 10:30am, in the Dormition of Theotokos Greek Orthodox Church, Oakmont, Pa where an additional visitation will begin at 10am. Online condolences may be made to: www.englishfuneralhome.com
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