Anthony Mosca

Obituary of Anthony Louis Mosca

Anthony Louis Mosca, age 88, of Annandale, NJ, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2024, at home.  Born on December 26, 1935, in Jersey City, NJ and raised in Hoboken, NJ, to Louis Anthony Mosca and Martha (nee Lavelle) Mosca.

Anthony was a graduate of Hoboken High School.  He served the United States Army, working as a field mechanic in Bavaria, Germany during the Korean War. Anthony worked as a Hoboken firefighter for twenty-five years rising to the rank of fire captain and becoming a training officer before retiring. Being a firefighter was his passion and he was so proud to serve his hometown.  After his retirement, he kept busy working as a mailroom supervisor for several different companies.

He married the love of his life, Barbara (nee LoBue), on April 24, 1965. Together they proudly raised their daughter, Jackie. Anthony and Barbara were married forty-nine years.  He was truly devoted to Barbara, lovingly caring for her while she battled Alzheimer's. Family came first for Anthony. He was blessed with two grandchildren, Isabella and John. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, attending Bella's horseback riding lessons and going to John's sports games.

Anthony was at his happiest working in his vegetable garden, cheering on the NY Yankees and NY Giants, having his daily conversations with his friend of eighty years, Phil Romano, and spending time with his grandchildren in Stone Harbor. He enjoyed taking walks with his dog, Winston. In his quiet time,he could often be found reading or building wood models. Above all else, Anthony treasured the time he spent with his family, making precious memories together.

Anthony is survived by his daughter, Jaqueline Martoccia and her husband Paul; and his beloved grandchildren, Isabella and John Martoccia.

Anthony is predeceased by his beloved wife, Barbara (nee LoBue) Mosca; his parents, Louis and Martha Mosca; and his sister, Vivan Mosca.

Services will be handled privately by Anthony’s family.Arrangements are under the care of Martin Funeral Home, Clinton NJ. To send condolences to his family please visit

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