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The Times
  • Allen Byron Mosier

  • Mr. Allen Byron Mosier, 72, of 22 Slawson St., Dolgeville, a retired purchasing agent for Adirondack-Rawlings Bat Company, died Monday morning, July 30, 2012, at his residence, with his wife, Patricia, at his side.

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  • Mr. Allen Byron Mosier, 72, of 22 Slawson St., Dolgeville, a retired purchasing agent for Adirondack-Rawlings Bat Company, died Monday morning, July 30, 2012, at his residence, with his wife, Patricia, at his side.
    Allen was born on Feb. 18, 1940, in Dickinson, the son of the late Guy H. and Marion J. (Burke) Mosier, and was a graduate of Dolgeville High School, class of 1958.
    A veteran of the United States Army, he served honorably from March 30, 1959, until he was discharged on April 16, 1962, with the rank of specialist fourth grade. He served with the Military Police Headquarters Company, 24th Infantry Division.
    He was united in marriage to the former Patricia Newman on March 5, 1960, at the United Methodist Church in Dolgeville; they recently celebrated 52 years of marriage.
    Allen was employed by the Adirondack-Rawlings Bat Company of Dolgeville from May 1979 until his retirement in August 2006. As a purchasing agent, he held many responsibilities for the company, and he also was instrumental in the design of the 50th anniversary bat for the company.
    His affiliations included life member and past exalted ruler of Little Falls Elks Lodge BPOE No. 42, past president of the former Dolgeville Lions Club, he served as assistant scout master for the Boy Scout troop of Salisbury Center, a former member of the Alfred Dolge Hose Company of Dolgeville and he enjoyed bowling on the co-ed league on Sunday nights and the men’s league on Monday nights. He, along with his wife, Patricia, had the honor of serving as Violet Festival King and Queen in 2006. He was an avid New York Yankees fan, along with enjoying gardening of flowers and vegetables. Animals, especially dogs, were also of personal interests to him.
    He is survived by his wife, Patricia, of 52 years; his sons and their families, Ret. MSGT. U.S. Air Force Paul Mosier, of Bellview, Neb.; and his step son, Ryan S. Heath, of Ocean Springs, Miss., Kevin and Elizabeth Mosier and their son, Nicholas, of Delmar; a sister, Arlene Mosier Martin, of Lake Placid; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, William, several years ago.
    A Memorial Service with Elks’ Ritualistic Services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at 11 a.m. at the Little Falls Elks Club on North Ann Street, Little Falls, followed by a prayer service with Rev. Darius Mojallali officiating. Military Honors will follow the service. Friends may call on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service and then join the family afterwards at the Elks Club.
    Memorials in Allen’s name may be made to the Herkimer County Humane Society, P.O. Box 73, Mohawk, NY 13407.
    An online message of sympathy or a remembrance of Allen may be sent to the family at www.robertsandenea.com.
    Funeral arrangements entrusted to Brian A. Roberts of the Roberts & Enea Funeral Home, 3 Faville Ave., Dolgeville.

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