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Basil Moschowsky Jr.

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Basil Moschowsky Jr. Obituary
Basil Moschowsky, Jr.

Saint Remy - Basil Moschowsky, Jr., a resident of Saint Remy, entered into rest Monday, August 6, 2018 as his home. He was 91.

Son of the late Basil and Margaret Shipskie Moschowsky, he was born November 11, 1926 in Olyphant, Pennsylvania. Basil proudly served his country in the United States Navy during World War II. He married the love of his life, the former Eleanor Sprovkin on May 16, 1953 at Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Mrs. Moschowsky survives at home in Saint Remy. Basil attended and graduated from Penn State in 1957. Together they moved to the Kingston area that same year as Basil began his career with IBM. He retired in 1990 after twenty five years of service.

Basil was a parishioner of St. Gregory the Theologian Church in Wappingers Falls. He was a former church council member and treasurer of the church. He had also been choir director for twenty five years. Basil was an avid golfer, loved to bowl, enjoyed watch making and treasured time spent dancing with his wife. He was a member of the IBM Quarter Century Club, the American Watchmaker and Clockmaker Institute, the United Horological Association, the National Radio Institute Alumni Association, the Anthracite Male Chorus, the American Legion for seventy-three years, as well as the Wiltwyck Golf Club since 1974.

In addition to his wife of sixty-five years, he is survived by his brother, Walter Moschowsky of Arizona; his nephews, George Mozurkewich, Michael Mozurkewich both of New Mexico and David Mozurkewich of Washington.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Helene Mozurkewich.

Family will receive their friends on Sunday, August 12, 2018 from 4 to 6 p.m. at St. Gregory the Theologian, 1500 Route 376 in Wappingers Falls. A funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. at the church.

A service will be held at 9 a.m. on Monday, August 13 at St. Gregory the Theologian Church in Wappingers Falls. Interment will follow in St. Tikhon's Monastery Cemetery in South Canaan, Pennsylvania.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Basil's name to St. Gregory the Theologian Church Portico Fund, 1500 Route 376, Wappingers Falls, New York 12590.

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Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal on Aug. 10, 2018
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