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Lev Mozhaev

December 25, 1925 ~ September 28, 2023 (age 97) 97 Years Old

Lev Mozhaev Obituary

Lev Mozhaev, on September 28, 2023, age 97. One of the few remaining WWII veterans, highly decorated hero (recipient of the old Red Star, the highest distinction in the Soviet Union for courage and bravery). Survived by his wife Adel, daughter Natalie (Daren) Petroski, grandchildren Nicholas (Lynn) Petroski and Robert Petroski (Abigail Meloche). Preceded in death by his daughter Olga Mozhaev.

He immigrated to the US in 1975 at the age of 50 with his wife and family. Lev became the US Senior National Champion in hammer throwing, had an accomplished career as an engineer for the city of Philadelphia and has his autobiography published in Russia.  A true gentleman that lived his life with honor and distinction.

Relatives and friends of the family will meet for his viewing and funeral on Tuesday morning from 10:30am to 11:30am at the BOCCO FUNERAL HOME, 1300 North Kings Hwy., Cherry Hill, NJ 08034. Funeral services will be conducted 11:30am Tuesday in the funeral home.  Interment Colestown Cemetery, Cherry Hill.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lev’s memory to HIAS Pennsylvania (https://hiaspa.org/get-involved/donate/donate-now/)

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Services

Viewing
Tuesday
October 3, 2023

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Bocco Funeral Home
1300 North Kings Highway
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

Funeral Service
Tuesday
October 3, 2023

11:30 AM
Bocco Funeral Home
1300 North Kings Highway
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
October 3, 2023

Colestown Cemetery
100 North Kings Hwy.
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

Donations

HIAS Pennsylvania
Tel: 1-215-832-0900
Web: https://hiaspa.org/get-involved/donate/donate-now/

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