INTERMENT WITH MILITARY HONORS
Obituary of William H. Mosso, Jr.
William H. Mosso, Jr., 91, of Troy, formerly of Raeford, NC and Melrose, NY, entered peacefully into eternal life on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Community Hospice Inn at St. Peter's in Albany.
Born in Edgewater, New Jersey on March 2, 1927, Bill was the son of the late William H. and Louise Durant Mosso. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He served aboard the USS Houston, taking part in the Goodwill Tour at the end of the war. Bill was employed for most of his life for Spentonbush Marine in Brooklyn, NY, as a tugboat engineer. He was also employed at Croft Metals, NC and most recently at Wal-Mart in Brunswick, NY as a greeter. Bill had also owned and operated Jean's Beans Restaurant in Troy for many years. Bill enjoyed working on cars, crafts, painting but most especially enjoyed spending time with his friends and family. Bill had been a member of the Loyal Order of Moose lodges in both Cohoes, NY and Raeford, NC.
He is the beloved father of Joseph (Stephanie) Mosso and Antoinette "Toni" (Tracy) Thaggard. He is the cherished grandfather of Devan, Hunter, Noah, Hayden, Austin, Mackenzie and the late Stephanie, adored great grandfather of Stephanie and Heavenly Faith. He was also predeceased by his former wife and friend Dorothy A. Primeau Mosso. Bill was the brother of the late Evamay Wilkins, Yvonne Moody, Joseph, Frank and James Mosso. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews and their families.
Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects on Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. to 12 Noon at the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, 1550 Route 9, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Interment with full military honors to follow at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville.
His family would like to extend their sincere thanks to the Community Hospice for their compassionate care at the end of his life. Those desiring, may make memorial contributions to the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society 3 Oakland Ave, Menands, NY 12204 or to the Rev. Francis A. Kelley Disabled American Veterans Post #38, 777 First Avenue, Troy, NY 12182, in memory of William H. "Bill" Mosso, Jr.
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