Funeral services with military honors for Wayne L. Moquin, age 69, of the River Road East in Morristown, NY will be held on Friday (Aug 2, 2013) at 11:00 am at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home, with Deacon Patrick Lyons officiating.
His place of rest will be at Foxwood Memorial Park.
Mr. Moquin passed away at his home Saturday evening (Jul 27th) surrounded by his loving family.
A sister, Cynthia Harvey, predeceased him.
His career began at the McCullock Corporation in Los Angeles, CA, where he worked as an expeditor from 1963-1968. From 1968-1971 he worked for the Northrup Corporation in Hawthorne, CA. as an expeditor manufacturing control analyst. Between 1971 and 1978 he worked for the Lennox School District in Lennox, CA as their Head of Maintenance.
In 1977 he attended the CTA’s truck driving school and became an owner/operator from 1978-1979, and then from 1979 – 1986 he operated his own maintenance business in Hawthorne, CA.
The couple then moved to the north country, where they co-owned and operated the Windmill Motor Inn in Morristown from 1986-1995. In 1996, Wayne then went to work for the Department of Transportation in Ogdensburg where he worked until 2010.
He was a past member of the St. Lawrence County Republican Committee. A member of the Seaway Cruisers Classic Car Club, a member of the St. Lawrence Power & Equipment Museum and a member of the Brier Hill Fire Department.
He enjoyed collecting antiques, his 1946 Farmall H Tractor, his 1933 Chevy Master Eagle, attending auctions, playing cards and visiting with family and friends.
Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley, the Brier Hill Fire Department or the Morristown Fire Department. Condolences can also be shared online at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.
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