LEWISTON — Gerald Arthur Mosher, 75, of Auburn, formerly of Garfield Road, Minot, died Wednesday, April 18, at d’Youville Pavilion, surrounded by his family.
Gerald was born Nov. 10, 1942, in Lewiston, the son of Stella (Jennings) and William Mosher. A 1961 graduate of Edward Little High School in Auburn, Gerald joined the United States Army shortly after graduating and was stationed in Germany.
On June 26, 1965, he married Sandra Lou Damon. Gerald and Sandra made their home and raised their sons in Minot. For 40 years, Gerald was employed by Superior Concrete in Auburn, and then worked for Damon and Malone Construction in Scarborough. He was a former member of the Tyrian Lodge No. 73 of Mechanic Falls and the Kora Temple, Second Section, Lewiston.
For many seasons Gerald was involved with local auto racing, first as a crew member, and always as a fan. He had fond memories and told many stories from his fall hunting trips to the Craigs’ camp in Masardis. He also enjoyed camping, gambling and family gatherings.
Gerald is survived by his sons, Mark and Heidi, of Auburn, and Matthew and Jessica, of Turner; grandchildren, Joshua Mosher and companion, Melissa Raposa, of Biddeford, Mariah Mosher and companion, Kyle DeSouza, of Williamston, S.C., Luke Mosher and Lilah Mosher, both of Turner; a sister, Joanne Valliere, of Lewiston; a brother, Thomas Mosher, of Minot; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was predeceased by his parents; his wife of 50 years, Sandra; and his sister, Geraldine Mahoney.
The family would like to thank the staff of d’Youville 4 West and Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice for the exceptional care they provided to Gerald.
To leave a message or a memory on the family’s online guest book, please visit www.thefortingroupauburn.com.
Gerald A. Mosher