John F. Moscatiello

June 24, 1920 - May 15, 2012 

John F. Moscatiello

June 24, 1920 - May 15, 2012 

Obituary for John F. Moscatiello

John F. Moscatiello Sr., 91, passed away peacefully on Tuesday May 15th at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born in New York, he was a resident of Bordentown City for the past 70 years. At the age of 21; John enlisted into The United States Army, serving in the European Theater with the 908th Quartermaster Company during WWII. He was Honorably Discharged in 1946 with the rank of Sergeant.

After the war, John was employed with the Brick Feed Mill located in Bordentown, retiring in 1965. He then was employed as a truck driver with Modern Equipment also located in Bordentown, retiring in 1990 after over 25 years of dedicated service.

An avid animal lover, John enjoyed traveling to Atlantic City, bird watching, fishing with his “buddies”, hunting with his family and his pets; but the greatest joy in John’s life was spending time with his family; especially his grandchildren who he shared a special bond with. John will be remembered for his “passion for life” and amazing sense of humor which he kept until the end.

The son of the late Alfredo and Anna Moscatiello, he is predeceased by his beloved wife Olive (Midge) Moscatiello, his son, John F. Moscatiello Jr. and his daughters, Teresa Mathews and Tina Kohfeldt, his brothers, Frank and Joe Moscatiello, his sister Mary Moscatiello.

He is survived by his daughters and son-in-law, Marie (nelson) Nugent of Hamilton and Donna and Shawn Allen of Bordentown, his sons and daughter-in-law, Jim and Kathy Moscatiello and Terry Moscatiello of Bordentown, his 14 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends.

A Memorial Service will be Celebrated on Monday May 21st 11am at Wesley Grove Chapel 4800 South Broad Street, Yardville, NJ 08620 (609) 585-0004 with Rev. Philip V. Loria Officiating. The family will receive friends at the church Monday morning from 10:30am until time of service. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations may be made in John’s memory to the Hope Hose Humane Co. 1 150 West Burlington Street Bordentown, NJ 08505 (609) 298-0450.

Arrangements are under the direct care and supervision of Robert L. Pecht, Bordentown Home for Funerals, 40 Crosswicks St. Bordentown, NJ 08505. Please go to John’s book of memories page at to light a candle, make a donation or offer condolences to the Moscatiello family.

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