Margaret Moser is the mother of AC Moser '57, Paul Moser '59, Ernie Moser '64, Mike Moser '66, and Jim Moser '70. 

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Margaret Murrin Moser

Margaret Murrin Moser passed away peacefully at 5:45 p.m. on April 1, 2019. She was 105 years old. Born July 16, 1913 in Butler County Pennsylvania, she was the oldest of Blanche Althea and Paul Arthur Murrin's five children. She lived in the town of Murrinsville, Pennsylvania until 1919, when her family moved to Texas for several years.

Margaret attended Holy Trinity Catholic School in Dallas, Texas, graduating in 1927, then Ursuline Academy, graduating in 1931. From there she went to Ursuline College in New Orleans, where one of her good friends was Anna Catherine Moser, the sister of her future husband, August Charles Moser, Jr. (A.C.). At a party after A.C.'s graduation from Texas A & M University, where he had held the position of Cadet Colonel, he asked Anna Catherine the name of "that pretty little Irish girl." Anna Catherine introduced them and the rest, as they say, is history.

Margaret and A.C. Moser were married in the Murrinsville Catholic Church on December 31, 1935, and over 50 years of loving married life followed until A.C.'s death in 1994. While A.C. became involved in the Dallas civic community as partner of Moser Company, Realtors,

Margaret's life centered around her family. She was a full-time loving mother to nine children, four daughters and five sons, later grandmother to 21 others, and great grandmother to 19. more. Family and friends were always welcome to her home. Margaret was an excellent cook, and there was always plenty of food to go around. A talented seamstress and prudent household manager, she made most of the children's clothes during economically stressful times.

Margaret and A.C. placed a high value on education, and one of their proudest achievements was seeing all nine children successfully complete at least a college education.

Beyond the household, Margaret's talents were recognized by her peers. She was President of the Holy Trinity Mother's Club of her children's neighborhood Catholic School, and later the President of the Dallas Realtors' Wives Association. She was very proud of her Irish heritage and of the fact that her ancestors arrived in the United States in colonial days in 1745. One of her ancestors, Hugh Murrin, fought in the Revolutionary War, which made her officially a Daughter of the American Revolution. A happy moment in her life was the trip she and A.C. took to Ireland in 1985. The visit to Ireland was part of a surprise gift of a trip to Europe from their children.

Margaret's second daughter and namesake, Sr. Margaret Ann Moser, O.S.U, .former President of Ursuline Academy, passed away on November 16, 2017. Margaret is survived by three daughters, Sr. Mary Theresa Moser, R.S.C.J., Kathleen Moser Barr (David), Carol Moser Grantham (David), A. C. Moser 3rd (Mary Ellen), Paul Moser (Kathleen), Ernest Moser (Penny), Michael Moser (Kris), and Jim Moser (Gretchen).

Margaret's favorite song was "When Irish Eyes are Smiling". While ours are sad at her passing, we wish her Godspeed as she ends her journey and joins the communion of saints in heaven.

In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to the Sr. Margaret Ann Moser, O.S.U. Endowed Scholarship Fund of Ursuline Academy, Dallas, Texas.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, April 8, at 2:00 p.m. Calvary Hill Funeral Home North Chapel, 3235 Lombardy Lane, Dallas, Texas 75220. Burial to follow at 3:00 p.m.

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