Joseph Moses

Obituary of Joseph Sherman Moses

Joseph Sherman Moses, 79, originally of Montclair, New Jersey, died peacefully on January 24, 2019 after a courageously long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Joseph, an Airman First Class and a cryptologist served his country honorably in the United States Air Force between 1958 and 1965. He received the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award and was a member of the Air Force Refueling Squadron GB-132 Department of the Air Force 1964. Joseph received the Air Force Longevity Service Award with one bronze Oak Leaf Cluster. His last assignment was in the 1926 Communications Squadron, AFCS, Robins Air Force base. Joseph also worked for many years for the United States Postal Service in Montclair, New Jersey.

Joseph was pre-deceased by sisters Cynthia (Moses) Drakeford and Sharon (Moses) Webb, mother, Victoria (Fisher) Moses, and father Primes Moses. Joseph leaves behind beloved brothers and sisters Charles Moses, Clarence Moses, Wayne Moses, Ruth (Moses) Washington, Lillian (Moses) Waters, and Kathleen Coppedge as well as a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Joseph was an avid fisherman who loved the outdoors. He also enjoyed traveling, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

A public memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 10AM and 12PM. 

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Visitation at Funeral Home

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Hugh M. Moriarty Funeral Home
76 Park Street
Montclair, New Jersey, United States
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