Morris Fontaine Moran, 68, an engineer with the Army Corps of Engineers from 1962 until he retired in 1980, died Nov. 28 at Arlington Hospital after a heart attack.

Mr. Moran, who had lived in Falls Church since 1967, was born in Albemarle County, Va. He earned bachelor's degrees in physics and civil engineering at the University of Virginia.

Prior to World War II, in which he served in the Navy in the Atlantic and the Pacific, he worked for the Panama Canal Commission.

After the war, he taught mathematics at U-Va. From 1955 to 1957, he worked for an engineering firm based in France. He then returned to the university, where he was head of plant maintenance until joining the Corps of Engineers.

Mr. Fontaine was a member of the Christian Assembly Center in Vienna.

Survivors include his wife, the former Genevieve Bizeul, of Falls Church; five daughters, Mary Frances Moran Schrock of Green Cove Springs, Fla., Eugenia Moran Lyndon of Annandale, and Katherine Moran Fornier, Charlotte Rousseau Moran and Raymonde Bizeul Moran, all of Falls Church; a son, Morris Fontaine Jr., also of Falls Church; a sister, Katherine Moran Griffen of Charlottesville; two brothers, Charles E. Moran of Charlottesville and Kimber M. Moran of St. Petersburg; and six grandchildren.