James A. Moffatt
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.
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Ellen & family-
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. You have been so steadfast in your love and care for your Dad that you should know he is resting in a wonderful place, finally at peace with a full smile on his face as he watches over the wonderful family he has left behind.

Our prayers are with you,
Sharon & John Ryan
August 18, 2008
Dearest Ellen and family:

My deepest sympathies and most loving condolences. May you find the strength to keep on. Godspeed to James.
Emily Moore
August 17, 2008
Dear Ellen, Jimmy, and Ritchie,
So sorry for your loss. As far back as I can remember it was Aunt Helen (with her great laugh) taking pictures with Uncle Jimmy by her side. Always present and always happy to see us. We loved them and we miss them.
You are in our thoughts and prayers,
Cousin Mary Ellen (Holmes) Patrick, Thomas, Emma, Michaela, and P.J. Forgione
Mary Ellen Forgione
August 16, 2008