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Abraham Moskovitz

BENNINGTON, VT Abraham Jack Moskovitz, M.D., 94, passed away April 4 in Lynnfield, Mass., at the home of his daughter Gail, following a long illness. His wife, Sylvia, predeceased him.He leaves his sons, Dr. Lawrence Moss and wife, Gerry, of Worcester, Mass., Dr. Alan Moss and wife, Jane, of Worcester, Mass., Richard Moss of Burlington, and daughter, Gail, and her husband, Greg Rober, of Lynnfield, Mass; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was born in Boston, Mass., and grew up in Burlington, where he attended Burlington High School, the University of Vermont and the University of Vermont College of Medicine, graduating in 1939. Following internship at the former Bishop Degoesbriand Hospital in Burlington and a brief stint in the Army, he continued his medical training at the former Belmont Hospital in Worcester, Mass., meeting his wife, Sylvia Albaum, in Worcester.

Dr. Moskovitz then went on active duty in the Army, joining the 47th Armored Medical Battalion of the 4th Armored Division. He served with the 4th Armored through training in the U.S. and England, and in France as part of Patton's 3rd Army from shortly after D-Day to the Battle of the Bulge, earning a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart. He was discharged from the Army with the rank of major.

Following the end of World War II, he settled with his family in Bennington, where he practiced medicine for 32 years, retiring in 1977. Shortly after retiring, he moved to Florida, where he lived for 20 years before moving to Lynnfield, Mass.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6, in PERLMAN FUNERAL HOME, 1026 Main Street, Worcester, MA. Burial will be in B'Nai Brith Cemetery in Worcester, MA. Memorial observance will be held until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6, and 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 7, at the residence of Dr. Alan Moss and Jane Moss, 1 Knollwood Drive, Worcester, MA.

Please omit flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Published in Bennington Banner on Apr. 6, 2010
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