Doris Moses

Died: January 12, 2018
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Doris Jane (Rowlands) Moses, 85, of Endwell, NY, passed away Friday, January 12, 2018. She was preceded in death in 1992 by her loving husband, Donald L. Moses, and her parents Jack Rowlands and Edith (Morris) Rowlands and stepmother Alma (Corman) Rowlands, and many special friends. Doris is survived by her adoring family: two daughters Janet Moses of Alexandria, VA, Diane and Chris Volkmar of Cary, NC; two sons Jack and Kathy Moses of Endwell, NY, and Richard Moses of Endicott, NY; grandchildren Alex and Ryan Moses, Connor and Bethany Volkmar; nieces, a nephew, many cousins, and special family friend Terese Kar. She graduated from Benton TWP High School in Fleetville, PA, and obtained a BS in Music Education from West Chester University in PA. She started teaching piano lessons in the 10th grade, and was a music teacher for the Lebanon Jackson School District in PA, and the Union-Endicott School District in NY before staying at home with her growing family. She taught piano lessons in her home for many years. Doris will be remembered as kind, patient, loving and generous. Her greatest love was spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren whom she adored. As an only child, Doris enjoyed spending time with her cousins growing up. She was a member of Northminster Presbyterian Church since 1959 and served as a Sunday school teacher, Deacon, choir member, Girls Choir director, Morning Circle member and backup organist. She was a 50+ year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, as well as the Welsh Society of Binghamton, Stepping Stones Quilt Guild, Common Threads Quilt Club, Knitting Club, and Lyndale Woman’s Club. She volunteered as a Girl Scout leader, Cub Scout den leader, and at various Binghamton area arts events. Travelling was one of her passions, touring many countries including Italy, Wales, France, England, Scotland, Austria, Germany, Belgium, Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, Aruba, and Canada, and every US state. The family wishes to thank the staff of Good Shepherd Village at Endwell for the loving care given to Doris and her family.
A Celebration of Life will be held 11 am Saturday at Northminster Presbyterian Church, 711 Farm to Market Road, Endwell. Burial will be at Vestal Hills Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Allen Memorial Home, 511-513 East Main Street, Endicott Friday from 5-7 pm. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in her memory may be made to Good Shepherd Employee Recognition Fund, c/o Good Shepherd Community Foundation, 32 Village Drive, Endwell, NY 13760 or Northminster Presbyterian Church.

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Visitation Information

Date: Friday, January 19, 2018

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Allen Memorial Home


511-513 East Main Street
Endicott, NY 13760

Service Information

Date: Saturday, January 20, 2018

Time: 11:00 am

Northminster Presbyterian Church


711 Farm to Market Road
Endwell, NY 13760

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Vestal Hills Memorial Park Cemetery


3997 Old Vestal Road, Vestal, NY, 13850

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Died: January 12, 2018

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Rick and Kathi Volkmar posted on 1/20/18

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. May you find peace with all your wonderful memories of your mother. Love, Rick, Kathi and Pierce Volkmar


Rick and Kathi Volkmar posted on 1/20/18

Doris Moses came into our lives through our sister-in-law Diane. She was a lovely lady and we have wonderful memories of our times spent with her. Our hearts and prayers go out to her family.


Sue Bartholomew posted on 1/20/18

Jack and Kathy and family, We're very sorry to hear of your Moms passing. She sounds like a wonderful woman who raised a great family. You are in our thoughts. Sue and Tom


Raean Moses Cavener posted on 1/19/18

My Dear Cousins, Jack, Janet, Richard, Diane, I want to tell you that I love your Mom, my Aunt, so much!! She has always been so sweet and loving, and understanding, and interested, and creative, and cheerful, and every good thing that I can say about her!! I remember her when I was just a little girl, maybe only 4 years old, your Mom and Dad were dating. She sang songs with me and taught me hand motions to the songs. I knew then that she was a favorite of mine!! Not long after that I was in their wedding! This is such a sad time - I will be thinking of you often. I still miss my parents so much, but there must be a great reunion in heaven, and I know God has much use for all of those wonderful gifts that she has.


Cathi Myer posted on 1/18/18

Dear Diane, I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. She was always warm and comforting, the best piano teacher, the best Girl Scout leader and of course such a supportive and caring friend to our mom Terry Halpin. You are in my thoughts. With love, Cathi Halpin-Myer and family.


Norm Gross posted on 1/18/18

I'm so sorry for your loss


Joanne Brenchley posted on 1/18/18

Jack and Family: My deepest sympathy on the passing of your Mom. Even though it is hard for you right now, always keep the great memories of your Mom close to your heart. ❤️


Andrew and Joyce Thomas (Moses) posted on 1/17/18

A few years ago we had the pleasure of meeting Doris while we were traveling in New York. She was a very gracious lady and showed her very beautiful handmade quilts on which she was working. She was the wife of our cousin Don Moses and a relative of our father Harry Moses. Much genealogy has been done as a result of that visit to New York and the surrounding cemeteries. Not too long ago we added to our genealogy information and filed it in a book for long standing information on the Moses background. Our best to you Jack and your family whom we enjoy on seeing on facebook. Our best to all the Moses family.


melody Barrett posted on 1/17/18

We are sorry to hear of Doris' passing....we remember her fondly from our years at Northminster! Our sympathy to your family and prayers for peace and comfort in the days ahead. Dr. Bob and Melody Barrett


Robin Marzo posted on 1/17/18

Jack and Family, My sympathies to you and your family. I hope you find comfort from the wonderful memories of your mom. Tell each other stories and your memories.


Molly Rowley posted on 1/17/18

Diane, Jack, Richard and especially my dear friend Janet: I am holding you all in my heart during this sad time. Your Mom sounds like such a loving, creative person and you all are her greatest creations. Love never dies.


Amy Blauvelt posted on 1/17/18

Very sorry for your loss Moses Family


Bruce Dancesia posted on 1/17/18

So sorry for your loss Jack, I'm sure your Mom is smiling knowing what a great life she enjoyed.


Joann Matthews posted on 1/16/18

Janet and Jack, I am so very sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family.