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Donald Franklin Moser

March 20, 1933 — November 8, 2023


Donald Franklin Moser, 90, of Forest, Virginia died on Wednesday, November 8, 2023, at his home with his family by his side. He was the loving husband of Mae Harbison Moser for 68 years.


Born Monday, March 20, 1933, in Cabot, Pennsylvania, he was a son of the late Alfred Moser and the late Margaret Kelly Moser.


Donald served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, was a charter member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church. After graduation from Penn Tech, he joined GE as a Technical writer and stayed 37 years until he retired.


In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Beverly Moser Trent (John),

Kevin Moser (Lisa), David Moser (Christy), Donald Moser (Lisa) and Keith Moser (Bobbie Jo); a brother, Walter Moser, two sisters, Violet Berz, Sylvia Oyler, sister-in-law, Peg Moser and numerous  nieces and nephews.


Donald loved his church, and he was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He believed in hard work and instilled that in his children. With his gentle manner he shared his wisdom of wood carving, playing cards and telling good jokes with his 15 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. He was happy to let you know, he was the family Shuffleboard Champ.


He was predeceased by brothers, James Moser, Alfred Moser and Vernon Moser, a sister, June Parker.


A funeral Mass will be conducted at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, in St. Thomas More Catholic Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior at the church.


In lieu of flowers please consider donations to: St. Thomas More Catholic Church 3015 Roundelay Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502.



Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family. 



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Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. Thomas More Catholic Church

3015 Roundelay Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502

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