Mando Moschella(1920 - 2013)

Mando Moschella, 93, passed away on the day he loved, Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. Service: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Fort Worth. All veterans are invited. Mando was born in Boston, Mass., on Jan. 17, 1920. Mando was preceded to heaven by his daughter, Jackie, and wife, Jean. He loved all sports and played golf into his 80s and loved to watch "The Cowboys." He raised four children, Tony Moschella, Jackie Moschella, Sharron Leonard and husband, Brent, Mike Moschella and Kim, adopted son, Thomas and wife, Susan, all friends and also, any and all the neighborhood children who played sports in Lawton, Okla. He was a firefighter and coached all neighborhood children and friends. Mando also had three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Published in Star-Telegram on Nov. 14, 2013