Wellsville, NY - Arthur Aldo Moscardini passed away on Saturday, December 25, 2010, at the Highland Health Care Center. He was born on March 10, 1915 in Meredith, NH. To Adelmo and Rosa Lugliani Moscardini. On November 21, 1940 in Genesee, PA. he married Hyla Hurd who predeceased him on November 4, 1992.
Art was a long time resident of East Dyke Street in Wellsville. He graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1937 and moved to Wellsville to work for the former Moore Steam Turbine as a mechanical engineer. Later, Art went to work for Air Preheater and retired from there in the early 1970s after many years of service. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church in Wellsville, the oldest member of the Wellsville Elks Lodge, a member of the former Apollo Club, the Air Preheater Survivors Club, The Thelma Rogers Genealogical and Historical Society and he volunteered at the Senior Citizens Center. Art was an avid gardener who enjoyed hunting, skiing, ice skating and bowling.
Survivors include: a daughter, Gayle (John) Childs of Amity Lake; a son Robert (Francine) Moscardini of Arizona; 4 grandchildren, Maresa, Michael, Jason and Heather; 4 great grandchildren, Haley, Zachary, Jacob and Kaler; 7 nieces and nephews and a long time special friend Rita Taylor of Wellsville.
He was predeceased by a brother Leo Moscardini and a sister Doris Moscardini.
Friends are invited to call on Wednesday, December 29, 2010, at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. On Thursday a prayer service will be held at 10:30 am in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11 am in the Immaculate Conception Church. Monsignor Vincent Becker will be celebrant and burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Memorials may be made to either the Thelma Rogers Genealogical and Historical Society or to The David A. Howe Library. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.