Joy F. Moss died peacefully at her home surrounded by family on March 14, 2021, at the age of 84. She is survived by her 3 children, Kathy Lowengrub (Jeff Lowengrub), Debbie Moss (Keith Somers), and David Moss (Abby Rischin); 9 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She lost her husband of 60 years and the love of her life, Dr. Arthur Moss, in early 2018. Joy Moss was a graduate of Wellesley College and the University of Rochester School of Education. Specializing in children’s literature, she was a prolific author and a beloved teacher of both children and adults at the Harley School and the University of Rochester.
A graveside service was held privately at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
Donations may be made to The Harley School, 1981 Clover Street, Rochester, NY 14618 [LINK], in honor of Joy F. Moss, or to the Joy F. Moss Scholarship at the Warner School of Education, University of Rochester, P.O. Box 270032, Rochester, NY 14627-0032 [LINK].