Attorney Christopher J. Moriarity, 44, treasurer of the Injury Workers Bar Association of New York, died Monday (Sept. 20, 1999) in his Buffalo home after an unexpected illness.
He was an associate attorney with the firm Lewis and Lewis of Buffalo.
The former Medina resident was active with the National Association of Work Injury Litigation Group and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.
He also was a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, working on its political action committee, and was a member of the Irish Famine Committee of Buffalo.
Born in Medina, Moriarity was a summa cum laude graduate of both Niagara University and the University at Buffalo Law School.
An avid blues music fan, he was counsel to the Blues Society of Western New York.
Survivors include two brothers, Timothy of Middleport and Paul of Medina; his close friend, Marianne Dixon; and her daughter, Brigid Evans.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Mary's Catholic Church, West Avenue, Medina. Prayers will be said at 10:30 in Barnes-Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St., Medina. Burial will be in the church cemetery.