Moses, Lois Peters
Retired educator Lois Peters Moses died February 25, 2013, in Vestal, NY. Daughter of the late Grover and Mary Peters, she was born in Trail Run, Ohio, on May 9, 1926. She was 86. She is survived by her loving husband of 34 years, Willis Moses; and her five children, Troy Ramage of Masonville, NY, Trudy Chara of Sykesville, MD, Tresa Jones of Groton, MA, Trilla Ramage of Hampton, VA, and Twila O'Connell of Frenchtown, NJ; as well as five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Lois Moses was a reading specialist, outdoor education and elementary school teacher for 16 years in the South Brunswick, NJ, school district. In addition to rearing five children, she attended night school and summer school to earn her bachelor and master degrees from William Paterson University. She began her teaching career in Wantage Township, NJ, and also taught in Port Jervis, NY. An avid gardener, genealogist and writer, Lois Moses was a member of the First Families and the Pioneer Families of Gurensey County, Ohio. She had a very active retirement and attended 86 Road Scholar programs (Elderhostel). In addition, she served as a hospice volunteer in Chillicothe, Ohio, for 15 years. At the time of her death, she was active with the Office of International Student and Scholar Services at Binghamton University. Lois Moses was a national board member of the United Methodist Women and was a member of Eastern Star while a member of the United Methodist Church of Branchville, NJ. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kirkridge Retreat Center in Bangor, PA 18013-6028 or a local hospice.
Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin on Mar. 3, 2013