Nancy J. (Phennicie) Moser, 82, of Meyersdale, died September 23, 2020 at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin, where she resided for the past 3 months.
Born April 2, 1938 in Meyersdale, the daughter of William F. and Mollie (Sweeney) Phennicie.
Preceded in death by her parents; and husband of 52 years, Harvey W. Moser.
Survived by her children: Jeffrey A. Moser and wife Alicia, Meyersdale; Bonnie J. Yommer and husband Ken, Grantsville, MD; and Andrew W. Moser and wife Nicole, Davidsville; grandchildren: Rachelle L. (Moser) Linares and husband Anthony of Blanchard, OK; Corinne E. (Moser) Schoenherr and husband Jimmy of Frankfurt, Germany; Matthew A. Moser of Pittsburgh; Brandi R. (Yommer) Ross and husband Shaun of Grantsville, MD; Kristin M. (Yommer) Beeman and husband Matthew of Frostburg, MD; Keena A. (Yommer) Shaffer and husband Joshua of Hamburg; Heath A. Moser and Quinn M. Moser, both of Davidsville; great grandchildren: Austin Ross, Olivia and Judah Beeman, Maverick Shaffer, and Kalum Linares. Also survived by her sister: Barbara A. Albright, Altoona.
She attended the Garrett School until 8th grade, and finished her education at Meyersdale Joint High School, graduating in 1955. Following in her parents footsteps, she received her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Juniata College in 1959. Nancy married Harvey W. Moser in August 15, 1959 at the Garrett Church of the Brethren. She began her career as a substitute teacher before taking 5 years off to raise her children and returned full time as a teacher at Meyersdale Elementary School, for 34 ½ years. After retirement, she was a substitute teacher in the elementary school.
She was a member of Meyersdale Church of the Brethren, where she was an organist and pianist for the men’s chorus and senior choir, and wrote the drama for Christmas and Easter cantatas. She was a former member of the board of trustees at Juniata College and was very active in the reunions and alumni associations.
Nancy was involved in Legend of the Magic Waters, and the Meyersdale and Somerset County Community Bands, where she played the saxophone. She was also active on the family farm, assisting her husband with many duties and tasks of a farmer’s life.
Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Price Funeral Service, Meyersdale. Viewing from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Monday at Meyersdale Church of the Brethren, where a funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. following the viewing. Pastor Mike Swick officiating. Interment Meyersdale Area Union Cemetery. The family requests masks and social distancing be followed for the visitation and funeral service.
Arrangements by Price Funeral Service, Meyersdale. (www.WilliamRowePrice.com)
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