George P. Moses

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Dr. George P. Moses, renowned surgeon and life resident of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at his home.

Born Jan. 13, 1937, he was the son of the late Peter and Jean Sessin Moses, and brother of deceased Attorney Anthony Moses.

Dr. Moses graduated from St. Nickolas High School, King's College and Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia.

After graduating from medical school, his education continued as an intern at the Misericordia Hospital in Philadelphia. Thereafter, he continued his surgical training at the Lower Bucks County Hospital, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Veterans Administration Hospital.

As an active surgeon, Dr. Moses' primary affiliation was with the Mercy Hospital of Wilkes-Barre, where he served as chairman of surgery and president of the medical staff.

Dr. Moses truly loved the Wyoming Valley, and dedicated himself to many charitable endeavors. Especially close to his heart, was the Catherine McCauley Center, a clinic devoted to the care of the less fortunate, completely free of charge, and the George P. Moses Senior All Star Classics, which raised funds for local charities.

Dr. Moses is survived by brothers, Attorney John P. Moses and his wife, Joyce; and Peter P. Moses and his wife, Colleen, both of Wilkes-Barre; nephews, Attorney Peter J. Moses, Anthony P. Moses and George P. Moses; nieces, Attorney Alison Moses Pitkanen, Attorney Jean Moses and Marla Moses; and great-niece, Cecilia P. Pitkanen.

The funeral will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday from Mamary-Durkin Funeral Service, 59 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre. The funeral service is in St. Anthony's Maronite Church at 10 a.m. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Twp.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Those who desire may give a memorial contribution to the Wyoming Valley Athletic Association to continue the George P. Moses Senior All Star Classics.

To make a financial donation to the Wyoming Valley Athletic Association in memory of Dr. George P. Moses, please make the check payable to Wyoming Valley Athletic Association and send it to PO Box 210, 512 Northampton St., Edwardsville, PA 18704.

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Mamary-Durkin Funeral Service, Inc - Wilkes Barre
59 Parrish St.
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
(570) 824-4601
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Published in Citizens' Voice on Aug. 9, 2018