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Robert J. 'Bobbo' Moschelle

April 3, 2019

Robert J. "Bobbo" Moschelle, 84, of Rockledge, FL and Clayton passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at Vitas Health Care, Rockledge, FL.

Calling hours at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc. and a funeral Mass at St. Mary's Church, Clayton will be at times and dates to be announced.

Bob was born in Utica on June 21, 1934 the son of William H. and Catherine E. Shelumbauer Moschelle. The family moved to Clayton and he graduated from Clayton High School. He served actively in the US Army from January 30, 1957 until his honorable discharge on January 29, 1959 and spent four years in the reserves.

On January 28, 1961 he married Gail E. Mahoney at St. Mary's Church with Rev. Edward E. Papp officiating.

Bob had been a cook and bartender at McCormick's Restaurant, Clayton. For 22 years he was an assembler for Black Clawson, Watertown. He retired from Cape Vincent Correctional Facility in 1998 after working for 10 years as a cook.

He had attended St. Mary's Church and was a member of American Legion Colon-Couch Post 821 in Clayton. He enjoyed high school sports, including football, baseball and basketball. He was a member of both the Town Team Hockey and Basketball, and the Richard Bertrand Senior Golf League. Bob enjoyed bowling and also coached for Clayton Minor Hockey League.

Along with his wife, Gail, he is survived by his son, Ret. Lt. Col. William R. Moschelle (Theresa), Wilmington, DE; daughter, Ret. Major Linda E. Moschelle (John Griffin), Alexandria, VA; eight grandchildren, Angelina R. (David) Geaney, Marisa (Jorge) Rivera, Vincent R. (Audrey), Jonna L., Lilliana G., and JohnPaul Moschelle, and Ari J. and Sophie Weinshenker; 5 great-grand children; brother, John E. Moschelle (Mary Jane), Plattsburg; and several nieces and nephews.

Bob was predeceased by his brother, William H. Moschelle, who died in the Battle of Leyte Gulf in WWII and his sister, Mary C. Wiswell.

Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Hospice of Jefferson County or a charity of ones choice. Online condolences to his family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com.


#8 Duane Hazelton 2019-04-11 11:22
Cindy and I are sad to hear of Bob's passing. We were neighbors for 17 years and He was always smiling. He even loaned me his truck when we moved. Had a great sense of humor.
Duane & Cindy Hazelton
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#7 Benney 2019-04-08 20:37
To the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. I worked with Bob at the Cape Facility. What a great man. We shared many laughs together. Always putting a smile on your face. Memories I will charish forever. Rest in peace bobbo.
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#6 Larry/Barb Phinney 2019-04-08 09:54
Gail and family,
Larry and I were saddened to hear of Bob's death.He was to say the least a wonderful,happy man.He will be missed, but in our prayers.Love to you and your entire family.
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#5 Christine Wessinger 2019-04-07 17:03
Bob was a great neighbor! We shared a love of lawn mowing. I try to cook like Bob Moschelle--prep ping for supper in the morning. He was so organized. He will be missed.
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#4 Louie/Rose Montante 2019-04-06 10:18
So sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Our condolence to you Gail and your family. I'm glad I was able to see him in his last days and will miss his cheerful smile.
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#3 Eunice S. Murray 2019-04-06 07:50
To Gail, Bill, Linda & family
Donnie & I want to express our sincere sympathy on the passing of Bob. We enjoyed his company in many ways, esp. his sense of humor&the fond memories we will cherish the rest of our lives..Glad we were able to spend time with him in Clayton & Florida.God Bless you all. Love Donnie Delaney & Eunie Murray
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#2 Edward Wallace 2019-04-05 22:44
Gail, Bill, Linda,
We are saddened to hear of Bob's passing. He was such a friendly, cheerful friend who was always a pleasure to talk with. Our sincere condolences on your loss. We know you have great memories to share.
Ed & Mary Ellen Wallace
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#1 Jim Fisher 2019-04-05 21:56
Gail and family,
I read with terrible sadness about your lose of Bob. I send along my sincere condolences to all of you and I cherish the friendship our families shared over the years. Bob will be truly missed by all of his many, many friends, me included. Ten Four good buddy. RIP.
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