Irving Moskow, of Kingston, died Saturday morning, August 10, 2019, with all of his family by his side.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Samuel and Bessie Bell Moskow. A member of the 1949 graduating class of GAR High school, he eagerly went on to organize several class reunions, and was in the midst of organizing its 50th.
He earned his Bachelors Degree from Penn State University, a proud tradition to be carried on by his children and grandchildren. During the Korean Conflict, he served in the United States Coast Guard aboard the USS Chambers as a Gunner’s Mate First Class. Irving led Pennsylvania Bedding for 30 years as its Vice President. He was an active member of both Temple Israel and the Wilkes-Barre JCC.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded by siblings, Morris and Benjamin Moskow and Beatrice Weseley.
He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Judy H. Weiss Moskow; son, David Moskow and his wife, Rosemarie and their son, Joshua of Connecticut; daughter, Lisa Kirshner and Corey Kirshner and their children, Noah, Lindsey and Samuel of Allentown; Debbie Moskow-Maunus and her husband, Howard and their daughters, Lauren and Rachel of Florida; sister-in- law, Ethel Moskow and many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Sunday, August 11, 2019, at the Rosenberg Funeral Chapel, Inc. 348 S. River St. Wilkes-Barre with Rabbi Larry Kaplan and Cantor Ahron Abraham officiating. Interment will follow in Temple Israel Cemetery, Swoyersville.
Shiva will be observed at The Woodland Inn and Resort, Wilkes-Barre, from 7 to 9pm on Sunday. Monday and Tuesday from 2 to 4pm and 7 to 9pm, Shiva will be held at the Moskow residence - 255 Joseph Drive, Kingston.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions may be made to Temple Israel, Wilkes-Barre.
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