The Rev, Charles Joseph Moah, who had been parish priest at Scorton, near Lancaster, since 1930, died at Lourdes Hospital, Liverpool, on Saturday, aged 53 years.
Father Moah was born in, Liverpool, and during the early stages of his career ministered to several Liverpool parishes. As a boy he attended the Catholic Institute, Hope Street, Liverpool, and was educated for the priesthood at St. Edward's College, Liverpool, and St. Joseph's College, Upholland.
After his ordination at Upholland, in 1911, Fr. Moah continued his studies for a period of four years at L'Institut Catholique, Paris, and took the degree of Sacred Licentiate of Theology. He was curate successively at St. James', Bootle, St. Sebastian's, Fairfield, Our Lady's, Eldon Street, and St. Cuthbert's, Old Swan.
Leaving Liverpool he spent a period at Blackpool, and at the English Martyrs' Church, Preston. Finally he was appointed parish priest at Scorton. Father Moah had been ill for four months. His family reside at Crosby. A brother, the Rev. Frank Moab, is rector of the parish of St. John Vianney, at Blackpool.