MOSCHELLA Gerard “Jerry”, 85, of Peabody formerly of Revere, loving husband of Angelina (Iandosca) Moschella, passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2016 with his family at his side at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. In 1951, after marrying Angelina, he enlisted into the U. S. Army and served in Germany during the Korean War. In 1960, he received an honorable discharge. Jerry was employed as a foreman for many years at Quirk Tire in Watertown, and then as a maintenance crew man at the Wonderland Race Track, a position he held for 15 years before retiring in 1996. In addition to his wife Angelina with whom he shared 64 years of marriage, he is survived by his children, Paul Moschella of Haverhill and his significant other Debra Ferrera, Stephen and Gilda Moschella of Methuen, Robert and Debra Moschella of Peabody, and Connie and Lenny Ryan of Lynn; five grandchildren, Lauren Pagliaro, Ashley, Brooke and Megan Moschella, and Matthew Ryan; two great grandchildren, L.J. and Layla Pagliaro; a brother and his wife, Anthony and Anna Moschella of Ipswich; a sister, Bonnie Squibb of Revere; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Moschella of Saugus, and several nieces and nephews. He was also predeceased by his parents Alfonso and Concetta (DiGenio) Moschella, and his siblings Michael, Joseph, Jean, Louise, Rita and Rose. His family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 9:00 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn Street, PEABODY. His Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 A.M. at St. Ann Church, 140 Lynn Street, Peabody. The family requested that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made in Jerry’s name to Care Dimensions, www.caredimensions.org , 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923. Burial at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. Please visit www.ccbfuneral.com for directions, online obituary and memorial guest book.
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82 Lynn Street
Peabody, MA 01960
Published in Boston Herald on Feb. 2, 2016