Duane E. Moses

Birth Date: 
Saturday, May 18, 1935
Date of Passing: 
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

WOOSTER – Duane E. Moses, 84, of Wooster passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at West View Healthy Living.

He was born May 18, 1935 in Funk the son of Earl and Carrie Biery Moses.  He married his wife of 62 years, Jane C. Iannarelli, on May 24, 1958 and they were very devoted to one another.

He proudly served his country with the US Air Force during the Korean and Vietnam Wars from 1952-1972.

Following his retirement from the Air Force, he had been a crane operator at Wooster Iron and Metal retiring in 1997.  Duane was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church.  Duane loved fishing, working on cars, airplanes and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.  He was very strong in his faith and one of the most inspiring events in Duanne's life was when he chose conversion to the Catholic Faith.  A grateful thank you and appreciation for the fine example set forth by Father Stephen Moran and Father Rich Samide of St. Mary's.  He was an honorable giving and unselfish and loving husband, father and grandfather.

Duane really enjoyed performing as a DJ on the radio during one of his tours in the Air Force.  

Surviving in addition to his wife are his children Jeanine (Dale) Ickes and Angela (Chad) Flickinger both of Wooster; grandchildren Hillary, Jared, Jason and Alex Ickes and Sawyer Flickinger and a sister Faye Tate of Medina.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his twin brother Wayne and sisters Betty, Wilma and Jean.

Friends will be received at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster on Sunday, March 15, 2020 from 2-4:00 p.m.

A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, March 16, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 527 Beall Ave., Wooster with Rev. Stephen Moran as celebrant.  Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery with full military honors.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to St. Mary Catholic Church, PO Box 109, Wooster, OH 44691

The family would like to thank the staffs of LifeCare Hospice and West View Healthy Living for all of their loving care of Duane.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.

Memorial Contributions: 

St. Mary Catholic Church, PO Box 109, Wooster, OH 44691


Sunday, March, 15, 2020 from 2-4:00 p.m. at the funeral home.


Monday, March 16, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church.


Dear cousin, Janie, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. What a blessing to be married for 62 years to such a wonderful man. God has blessed you with so many happy memories. I love you. Ronnie

rest in peace love to all

Cousin Jane, So sorry to hear of Duane's passing. Our prayers are with you, Jeanine, Angela and all of the family.
Love you. Rich

I'm so sorry for your loss it was my great pleasure to take care of your loved one he will be missed

So sorry and prayers from me and Dainne and family i miss dad very much Wayne and sure you will too always be in our hearts and mind ,god bless

My dearest cousin, and Godmother, Jane, I am deeply sorry for your loss....Duane was one of the most caring, and God loving people I have EVER met! Your wonderfully long, and devoted marriage has inspired Rick, and me in many ways. Duane worked very hard to provide for you, and his family never wanting to take handouts from anyone.....his life was true hard work, and honesty!I will keep you all in my prayers, and heart....Rick, and I will truly miss Duane, and all his wonderful stories! His quick wit, and responses to life will always be remembered! God Bless, and keep you...I love you, Mary Ann

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