Joseph Molodovitch (1929 - 2014)

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Joseph Molodovitch

AGE: 84 • Pennsauken

Joseph Molodovitch, 84, of Pennsauken, passed away on Friday, May 16, 2014. He was born and raised in Taylor, PA, an old mining town, to the late Andrew and Anna. Joe attended The Milton Hershey Industrial School from 1942-1947, and later joined the Navy. Joe served as a teacher in the States and during the Korean War was stationed on the USS Boxer as a Radar Technician. The most memorable battle Joe took part in was The Raid on Chongjin, Korea. He received a United Service Ribbon and a Korean Service Ribbon for his time in the Navy.

While on leave in the States, he met his future wife, Josephine, whom he married in 1952. After receiving an Honorable Discharge in 1956, he settled down in Pennsauken, NJ, to raise two daughters with his wife.

He was employed at Philco in 1956 as a technical writer until leaving in 1974. He then worked at Lamont Medical as a manager for 11 years, and Schaevitz Engineering in Pennsauken until his retirement.

In 1986 Joe and his wife began a Porcelain Doll Business. Joe enjoyed reading, sports and spending time with his family.

Joe is survived by his wife, Josephine Molodovitch of Pennsauken; daughters Lynda Molodovitch of Brigantine and Lisa Conroy and husband Jim of Pilesgrove; grandchildren Amylynn, Bethanne and Patrick Joseph; and sisters Irene Stewart (Pete) and Alyce Leoniack, both of FL.

Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 from 10AM-12PM at Inglesby & Sons Funeral Home, 2426 Cove Road, Pennsauken NJ 08109, followed by a 12PM Funeral Service at the Funeral Home. Joe will be laid to rest at Harleigh Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church, 675 Cooper Landing Road, Cherry Hill NJ 08002.

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Published in Courier-Post on May 18, 2014
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