Drexel Moses

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ELDRED - Drexel V. "Drex" Moses, 84, of Park Avenue, passed away on Saturday (Dec. 1, 2018) at the Olean General Hospital while surrounded by his family and following a short illness.
Born on Aug. 28, 1934, in Olean, N.Y., he was a son of James C. and Anna Eaton Moses. On June 20, 1953 he married Connie Maxine Kemp, who preceded him in death on Aug. 1, 1996. He then went on to marry Virginia "Ginny" Brown-DeGroff on Nov. 13, 1999, who survives.
Drex was a lifelong resident of Eldred, and owned and operated his own school bus line for Otto-Eldred School District. He was also an auto mechanic, and former Eldred policeman and constable. Drex also enjoyed camping, and has been camping at Sunny Hill Campground, Bolivar, N.Y., for almost 50 years. He was also a member of the Eldred Borough Fire Department and a former member of the Olean Elks Club.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are a son Michael (Diane) Moses of Allegany, N.Y. Two stepdaughters, Lynette DeGroff-Case and Karen (Victor) DeGroff-Vena of Portville, N.Y.; grandchildren, Jamie (Erin) Moses of Farmington, Conn., Patrick (Julie Barber) Moses of Williamsville, Christopher (Jill Krepps) Moses of Philadelphia, Victor and Lucas Vena, Samuel and Elijah Korsa all of Portville, N.Y.; and five great-grandchildren, James, Ella, Andrew, Liam, and Evelyn Moses; as well as his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Charles (Barbara) Brown, of Weston Mills, N.Y., two brothers, Tom (Mary Lou) Moses and Harley (Terry) Moses, both of Hamburg; and one sister, Margie (Leigh) Moses of the Villages, Fla.
In addition to his first wife, Connie, he was preceded in death by an infant son, Stephan A. Moses in 1964; and a brother, Deacon Robert Moses in 2017.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Frame Funeral Home, Eldred, where funeral services will be held at noon Tuesday with the Rev. Bryan Garrett of the Olean Community Church officiating. Burial will follow in St. Raphael's Cemetery, Eldred.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Olean Community Church, 145 South 26th St., Olean, NY 14760.
Online condolences may be made at www.framefuneralhome.com.
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Eldred, PA 16731
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Published in The Bradford Era from Dec. 3 to Dec. 10, 2018
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