Moffatt, James A. RAVENA James A. Moffatt, 87, entered eternal life Thursday, August 14, 2008. James was born in Brooklyn and had lived in Ravena for 18 years. He was a Navy veteran serving during World War II. In 1985, James retired as battalion chief after 38 years with the New York City Fire Department. He was a member of the Emerald Society in N.Y. City, the Retired Fire Officers Association and a communicant of St. Patrick's Church, Ravena. James was predeceased by his wife, Ellen J. Moffatt. Survivors include his daughter, Ellen O'Connor of Ravena; sons, James (Bernadette) Moffatt of Commack and Richard (Robin) Moffatt of Brooklyn; grandchildren, Michael (Jessica), Thomas (Josephine), Theresa and James O'Connor, Katie, Jennifer, Kelly and Steven Moffatt; and great-granddaughter, Liliana O'Connor. James was predeceased by his brother, John P. Moffatt and sister, Dorothy Corrie. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 19 at St. Patrick's Church, Ravena. Burial will follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena, on Sunday, 1 to 7 p.m. and Monday, 2 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Jacobi Med. Ctr. - Burn Unit, 1400 Pelham Pkwy. South, Bldg. #4, 7 North-18, Bronx, NY, 10461, St. Patrick's Church, 21 Main St., Ravena, NY 12143 or to Senior Projects of Ravena, P.O. Box 142, Ravena, NY 12143 would be appreciated.
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Published by Albany Times Union from Aug. 16 to Aug. 17, 2008.