Longtime Nativity Parishioner, Ted Moss Jr., Dies at 88

Memorial Mass set for Monday

Longtime Church of the Nativity parishioner, Theodore "Ted" J. Moss Jr., died on Jan. 9 at 88.

Son of the late Theodore J. and Pauline Moss, he was a 1943 graduate of Red Bank Catholic High School and also attended Boston College and Seton Hall University.

Ted began his United States Postal Service career as a clerk, earning promotions as driving instructor and customer service representative.

A World War II Army veteran, he and served in occupied Japan. After 53 years, Ted recently retired from the Monmouth County Postal Credit Union Board of Directors.

He was also a member of the Red Bank Fire Department's the Westside Hose Company. An avid Dodger and NY Giants fan, Ted also enjoyed bowling, golf and the beach.

He was a parishioner of Church of the Nativity, Fair Haven.

Ted is predeceased by: his wife of 58 years, Marguerite, and his sister, Marion Bacigalupi.

He is survived by: his sons, Kevin and his wife, Pat, of Red Bank, Theodore, III, and his wife, Connee, of Little Silver, and Brian and his wife, Carla, of Hamilton Twp.; his daughters, Carolyn McDaniel and her husband, Jeff, of Red Bank, and Marianne Hanko Dunn and her husband, Thomas, of Little Silver; grandchildren, Erin, Craig, Kerry, Ryan, Amanda, Kelsey, Ellie, Kyle, T.J. 4th, Jessica, Peter and Andrew; seven great-grandchildren; his brother, Peter; brother-in-law, Charles Bacigalupi; and sister-in-law, Eileen Glass.

A memorial was held on Sunday at the Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St., Red Bank.

A Mass will be celebrated on Monday, Jan. 13 at 10 a.m. at Church of the Nativity, 180 Ridge Rd., Fair Haven.

Interment of the cremains will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Middletown. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations in his memory to Nativity Church Basic Needs Committee, 180 Ridge Rd., Fair Haven, NJ 07704.

* Obituary provided by Thompson Memorial Home


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