A former Moon municipal worker has claimed he was removed from his job because of his religious beliefs.
A Moon Township municipal employee has filed a federal lawsuit claiming workplace religious discrimination lead to his suspension from work. In the suit filed Tuesday, Moon resident Reagan Madden alleges the Moon Township Municipal Authority penalized him and removed him from his position due to a conflict over his religious beliefs and the church he attended. Madden began working for the township on a temporary basis in 2002. He was hired as a full-time employee in 2004, according to the filing. Madden was hospitalized following a heart attack in 2010. The former utility worker claims after his return to work, he was ordered by the authority to perform manual labor, including heavy lifting, against his doctor's orders. He said …
Patch features a listing of recent Moon-area deaths, which Huntsman Funeral Home & Cremation Services and Copeland Funeral Home in Moon provide.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Joseph Gardner, 78, of Moon, died March 5. He was born Feb. 3 in Cuddy, PA and was married to his wife Shirley for 58 years. Gardner was the father of Joetta Messina and a grandfather of two. He was a Marine veteran of the Korean War and a member of the American Legion. He formerly worked in construction. Visitation was conducted earlier this week at Copeland Funeral Home in Moon Township. A blessing service will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at Copeland Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, family members suggest that memorial contributions be made to Animal Friends in his memory. Gizella Kalman Mato, 84, of Colorado and formerly of Moon Township, died March 4, 2012. Mato was born on Aug. 23, 1927 in Coraopolis. She was preceded in death in …