Obituary of Joseph F. Mossman
Joseph F. Mossman, 102, of Upper Deerfield Twp., passed away Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 at the Cumberland Manor nursing home.
Joseph was born in Camden, NJ to the late Frank J. Mossman and Anna (Johnson) Mossman. At a young age Joseph lost both of his parents, leaving him an orphan. At the age of eight he was a “taken boy”. He was raised by Fred Ware Sr. and his wife Alice of Upper Deerfield Twp., where he worked and resided on the farm till the age of eighteen. He had been a resident of Bridgeton and Upper Deerfield Twp. most of his life. He was the husband of the late Margret (Craddock) Mossman for whom he was married for 76 years.
Joseph was a Maintenance Systems Supervisor at Owens-Illinois in Bridgeton where he retired after 37 years of service. Joseph was a former member of the Bridgeton Owenized Club and the Sojourner R.V. Club of South Jersey. Joseph coached for both the Owenized Babe Ruth baseball team and the Connie Mack baseball league. In his free time, he enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family, who were the gems in his crown. He spent a large part of his time attending activities that his grandchildren and great-grandchildren were involved in as it was very important to him. Joseph will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Joseph is survived by two sons, Frank Joseph Mossman of Upper Deerfield Twp. and Dr. Robert Alan Mossman (Gail) of The Villages, FL; a daughter, Joanne Mathers (Frank) of Elmer; seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margret (Craddock) Mossman and two sisters, Edna and Lillian.
Funeral services will be held at the PADGETT FUNERAL HOME, 1107 State Highway 77 Upper Deerfield Twp. on Saturday, August 3rd at 2 PM. Interment will take place at Laurel Lawn Cemetery in Upper Deerfield Twp. Friends will be received at the funeral home from 1 PM to 2 PM prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Joseph’s memory to the Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street Suite 800 Miami, FL 33131, www.parkinson.org. Written condolences can be sent to the family through the funeral home website at www.padgettfuneralhomes.com.