Lowville – David F. Moselle, 84, of Trinity Avenue, Lowville, died Sunday, June 23, 2013 at his home.
Calling hours will be from 3 – 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Lomond Office Park, 110 Lomond Court, Utica, NY 13502; or to the Beaver River Memorial Post #1663, Main Street, Croghan, NY 13327.
He is survived by his wife, Leona; five children and their spouses, Dr. Bruce M. and Darlene Moselle of Granville, Terry J. Moselle of Parish, Christine A. and James Martin of Liverpool, Nancy J. and Tony Sanchez of El Cajon, CA, Mary Lou and Thomas Meiss of Lowville; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a sister, Mary Helen Zehr of Woodville; nieces, nephews and cousins.
He is predeceased by a granddaughter, Courtney Moselle; a brother, Lewis Moselle and a sister, Ann M. Hall.
David was born on August 7, 1928 in the Town of New Bremen, NY, a son of the late Frank and Cecile J. Henry Moselle. He graduated from Lowville Academy in 1946 and served in the U.S. Army from 1946-1948.
He married Marie Elizabeth Burnap on April 7, 1951 at Forest Presbyterian Church, Lyons Falls. The marriage ended in divorce.
He worked for Clarke Jondrow at Shell Oil in Lowville, delivering oil from 1948-1952, then owned Dave’s Oil Service from 1952-1957. He then worked for Halko Fuels in Lowville and Carthage as manager and delivery person from 1957-1960, until the business was sold. He then worked for Ted Smith at Lowville Fuels as a truck driver from 1960-1963. David began working with Prudential Insurance Company in 1963 until his retirement in 1994.
On November 20, 1993, he married Leona Card Pignone at First Presbyterian Church in Lowville, with Rev. John Schuck officiating.
He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Lowville. He was a member of the Beaver River Memorial Post #1663, Croghan American Legion, BPOE #1605, Lowville Lodge since 1990. David was a member of the Northern Cruisers Car Club in Lowville since 1995.
He received the “Salesman of the Year” award from Prudential Insurance Company and was qualified for Prudential Sales Conferences for 24 years.
He enjoyed attending Black River Valley Fiddlers events, gardening, playing cards, and spending time with his family and friends.
Condolences may be shared with the family online at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013, Watertown, NY
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