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Frank J. Moskal

HAVERHILL: Frank J. Moskal, 93, a lifelong Haverhill resident, died October 27th at Wingate at Haverhill. He was the husband of the late Adeline A. (Byke) Moskal.

Born in Haverhill on June 3, 1916, Mr. Moskal was the son of the late Joseph and Sophia (Garbelinski) Moskal.

Mr. Moskal was educated in Haverhill and attended Haverhill High School. During the war he worked as a Quality Control Supervisor on glider construction at Rome and Utica, NY, and Deep River, CT. He worked as a mechanic at Smith Motors in Haverhill, as service manager for Nevin Pontiac in Lawrence for thirty-three years, and then McAndrews Pontiac. With his automotive background he then joined Travelers Insurance as a Claims Supervisor working there ten years before retiring in 1982. For many years thereafter he volunteered his time as a driver for the Rides for the Elderly program at the Citizen’s Center for which he received an award from the mayor. Frank was a former member of St. Michael’s Church, and following its closing he joined St. John the Baptist. He, and his late wife, enjoyed traveling to polka parties and festivals in Florida, and throughout the northeast. Frank took considerable pride in maintaining his property, gardening, and repairing automobiles for his friends.

He is survived by his sons, Gary Moskal and his wife Deborah of Andover, Daniel “Dan” Moskal and his wife Dorothy of Merrimac; grandchildren, Adam, Mark, Luke, Martin and Jean Moskal; great granddaughter, Natasha; brother, John Moskal and his wife Helen of Andover, and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Ann Clough, Anthony Moskal and Mary Moskal.

Friends are invited to the funeral Friday at 9:00 a.m. at Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main Street, Haverhill, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church. Calling hours Thursday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.  Interment at St. Patrick’s Cemetery.  

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