BEAVER FALLS – Michael J. Moser, 93, of Riverside Drive, Beaver Falls died Thursday evening, June 28, 2012 at his home, under the care of his family and Lewis County Hospice.
A graveside service will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 2, 2012 at Croghan Mennonite Cemetery. A memorial service at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, July 2, 2012 at Naumburg Mennonite Church with Rev. Titus Mast and Rev. Myron Roggie, officiating. Calling hours are from 1-3 & 5-7 p.m. on Sunday, July 1, 2012 at Naumburg Mennonite Church. Contributions may be made to Friends of Lewis County Hospice, P.O. Box 266, Lowville, NY 13367 or Mennonite Central Committee, 21 South 12th Street, P.O. Box 500, Akron, PA 17501. Arrangements are with Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville, NY.
He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Lawrence E. and Linda Moser, Beaver Falls; Bruce M. and Phyllis Moser, Castorland; two daughters and sons-in-law, Ruth Ann and Harold Hammond, Carthage; Brenda K. and Robert Harnish, Castorland; brothers-in-law, Llewellyn Zehr of Lowville, Harold Widrick, New Hamburg, Ontario, Canada; Earle Widrick, Adams Center; Benjamin Yousey, Lowville; sisters-in-law, Gladys and Floyd Moshier, Lowville; Lauretta and Aaron A. Bud Widrick, Lowville; seven grandchildren, Eric and Lindsay Moser, Joel Moser, Troy Moser, Alan and Sheila Moser, Gina Moser, Renee and Nicholas Loomis, Brendon Hammond and Stacey Walsemann, nine great-grandchildren. He is predeceased by his grandson, Bryan J. Hammond; his granddaughter-in-law, Marie Beltran Moser; five brothers, Elmer Moser, Ernest Moser, Arthur Moser, Solomon Moser, Ralph Moser and two sisters, Vera Zehr and Clara Zehr.
Mr. Moser was born on September 24, 1918, in the Town of New Bremen, a son of the late John B. and Mary Yousey Moser. He attended Brewery Hill Rural School. On August 19, 1942, he married Barbara L. Widrick at the Croghan Mennonite Church. Mrs. Moser died September 26, 2009. The couple owned and operated a dairy farm in Naumburg from 1942 to 1991, upon retirement. He enjoyed working in the woods.
He was a Charter member of Naumburg Mennonite Church. He was a member of Beaver Camp, Dairylea Corp. Inc., Farm Bureau and Agway, Inc. director.
He enjoyed spending time with his family, putting puzzles together, search-a-word books and playing Rook.
Condolences may be made online at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com .