Lawrence Moskowitz

Obituary of Lawrence Moskowitz


Lawrence G. Moskowitz, age 86 of Hawthorn Road in Niskayuna, NY died on Friday evening, April 28, 2017 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Schenectady, Larry was a lifelong resident. He was a graduate of the Nott Terrace High School and Plattsburgh State University. He was an Army Veteran He was employed for many years by Woodcraft Home Improvement Company in Latham and later the  proprietor of Lipstein’s Liquor Store on State Street in Schenectady. After his retirement from the liquor store he worked with many of his friends who were also in liquor sales, assisting them with their businesses. . Larry and his wife wintered in Florida, enjoyed traveling, playing cards with friends, watching football, especially the New England Patriots.  Larry enjoyed Sunday dinners with his family, had a great love of chocolate candy and enjoyed his visits to various casinos. His greatest joy was family and his grandchildren meant the world to him. He attended many of their activities


Larry is survived by his wife of 63 years, Audrey Kaplan Moskowitz, his children, Helen Moskowitz of Quincy, Massachusetts, Lewis Moskowitz of Niskayuna and Susan Hale and her husband Lloyd of Glenville, N Y.Cherised grandfather of Jason Moskowitz and his fiancée Shannon Buckley, Eric Moskowitz, Grace, Joe and Alise Hale. He was predeceased by a brother, Alfred Moskowitz and a sister Elaine.


Services at Congregation Gates of Heaven, 852 Ashmore Avenue in Schenectady on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 3:00pm. Interment will follow in the Gates of Heaven Cemetery on Watt Street in Schenectady, The period of mourning will be observed at the home of Lewis Moskowitz, 2335 Shirl Lane in Niskayuna on Sunday and Monday evenings commencing at 7pm.  Those wishing to remember Larry in a special way may make a memorial contribution to Congregation Gates of Heaven in Schenectady or the Grand Boulevard Fire Company, 1079 Balltown Road, Niskayuna. NY 12309


Larry’s family would like to extend their sincere thanks and gratitude to Bonnie Martin, Kim De Matteo, Colleen Frye and Mary La Bombard who were his caregiver’s .They will always be considered family  and we greatly appreciate  the care they have shown  to our family over the years.