Joseph (Joe) P. Moffitt, 55, of Akron, passed away suddenly on February 3, 2013.|
Joe was born in Akron, attended St. Martha grade school and graduated from North High School. He was employed by Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems. Joe loved being with his family and friends.
He looked forward each year to the annual Tappan Lake vacation where time was spent relaxing on a pontoon boat, fishing, sitting around the campfire and sharing his philosophy of life.
Joe was preceded in death by his mother, Marian R. (Nelson) Moffitt and brother, Patrick J. Moffitt. He is survived by his sons, James of Lyndhurst and David of Akron; stepdaughter, Bethanne Whitmore and her girls Tiffani and Lindsay of Cuyahoga Falls. The girls will miss their Papa Joe with all their hearts. He is also survived by his father and mother, James A. and Vivian Moffitt of Cuyahoga Falls; brother, Bob (Susie) of North Canton; and sister, Mary Rita (Tim) Chancey of Akron; as well as many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
A Memorial Service will take place at 10 a.m. on Friday, February 8, 2013, at Hummel Funeral Home, 500 E. Exchange St., Akron. Family will receive friends on Thursday, February 7 from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joe's name to a
. Please visit www.hummelcares.com to share a memory or to send a condolence.
Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Feb. 6, 2013