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"Bill", 89, of New Paris, formerly Lower Yoder Township, died July 31, 2017. Born August 28, 1927, in Johnstown the son of William C., Sr. and Minerva (Phillips-Burns) Moudy. Preceded in death by his parents; wife, Louise (Nemcheck) Moudy; sisters, Sarah Maloy Zgonecki; and Margaret Moran Shank. Survived by his daughter, Donna, wife of Dr. William "Bill" Shoenthal, New Paris; and son, William R., married to the former Carol (Weinzierl) Moudy, Johnstown; grandchildren: Renee (Shoenthal), wife of Glenn Brown and their son, Connor, New Paris; David, married to Caroline (Laret) Shoenthal and their daughters, Eleanor and Helena, VA; Dan, married to Shellyn (Scalercio) and their children, Jake and A.J., Houston, TX; Jill (Moudy) wife of Craig Solomon, Erie; Bill, married to Sarah (Bayer) Moudy, and their daughter, Lucy of CO; Michelle Moudy, wife of Phil Tarquino and their children, Brock and Bayla of Camp Hill. Bill sang with jazz bands and played the upright bass from the 1940's to the 1960's. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII and was a life-member of the D.A.V. Bill was a 1945 graduate of Johnstown High School. A member of St. Clement Catholic Church where he was Eucharistic Minister, Lector and Member of the Funeral Choir. Bill will be remembered as having a warm smile on his face, friendly word and a song in his heart. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the FRANCIS G. OZOG FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 710 Broad St. where vigil service will be held. Funeral Mass will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Clement Catholic Church, Fr. William Rosenbaum Fr. David Peles. Committal will be held at Grandview Cemetery with Military Honors by VFW Menoher Post 155 Ritual Team. Online condolences may be offered to the family www.fgozogfuneral home.com
Published on August 2, 2017
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