Daniel P. Moscato

Nov 18, 2020
Daniel Moscato

Washington — Daniel P. Moscato, 78, of Washington, formerly of Hardwick, Mass., passed away peacefully Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020 at Maine General in Augusta with his loving wife by his side.

He was born in New York City Jan. 11, 1942, to the late Demetrio (Dan) Moscato and Christine (Salamone) Moscato.

He leaves his wife Cheryl (Smith) Moscato of 33 years; brothers Robert and Thomas of Long Island, N.Y.; mother-in-law Carol Smith; brother-in-law Robert Smith Jr. and wife Sally; sister-in-law Karen Valley all of Hardwick, Mass.; special nephew and niece Justin and Sidney; nine nieces and nephews, and 10 great-nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his sister-in-law Allyson Smith in 2016.

Dan moved to Mass. in the late 1960s to follow his dream of working on the railroad. Incorporated Mass Central Railroad in the late 1970s and brought it back to life and it is still running daily though operated by someone else.

In the early 1990s, he helped bring back the Rockland-Brunswick-Augusta line moving here in 1996 to work full time on the Maine Coast. He never worked a day in his life because he did what he loved.

Dan and Cheryl shared a rare love between them and were together for 38 years.

Dan loved his dogs, cats and his cow.

A private family burial will be held in Hardwick, Mass., at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dan’s name to Alzheimer’s Association – Maine Chapter, 383 US Route One #2C, Scarborough ME 04074 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis TN 38105.

Arrangements are entrusted to Hall Funeral Homes and Cremation Services. All are invited to share condolences with the family by visiting his Book of Memories at hallfuneralhomes.com.

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