Josephine “Jo” Moody

January 4, 1930 - July 20, 2018

Josephine “Jo” Moody (née Horvath) died peacefully on July 20, 2018 at Gulf Coast Village in Cape Coral, FL. She was 88 years old. Ms. Moody was born on January 4, 1930 in Dearborn, MI to her parents, Stephen and Mary Horvath.

She was the youngest of seven children, all of whom preceded her in death. In 1949 she married Frederick W. Crocker (div.), and in 1968 married Gordon E. Moody. In 2001, Ms. Moody and her husband retired and moved to Bokeelia, FL, where they lived until Mr. Moody’s death in 2003.

Ms. Moody had a variety of passions in her life. She was an active competitive roller skater in her earlier years. After retirement she developed an interest in gardening and was an active member of the Pine Island (FL) Master Gardeners Club.

Ms. Moody is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, William and Marina Crocker of Excelsior, MN; daughter in law, Melissa Crocker of Cape Coral, FL; granddaughters, Nicole (Johnson) Briggs of Brighton, MI, Erin (Crocker) Franklin of Ann Arbor, MI; Brooke (Crocker) Chambers of Ann Arbor, MI; and grandsons, Shane G. Crocker of N. Fort Myers, FL and Daniel J. Crocker of Excelsior, MN; as well as 13 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Gordon E. Moody; her daughter, Cheryl Lea Johnson; as well as her younger son, Russell P. Crocker.

Arrangements for a memorial service have not yet been finalized.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


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