Victor E. “Snooks” Mozena, 80, of Woodsfield, OH passed away peacefully on Monday, May 15, 2023 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Victor was born near Clarington, OH on December 24, 1942 to the late Charles D. and Dorothy Bauer Mozena.
Victor was a proud graduate of the River High School Class of 1960. After graduating, he served 4 years in the United States Navy. Stationed in Norfolk, VA, Victor served as a Machinist Mate – Second Class on the U.S.S. Anthion and the U.S.S. Chukawan. As a proud veteran, one of his fondest memories of his service was standing at attention for 3 hours during the funeral for President John F. Kennedy. Following his time in the Navy, Victor was briefly employed by Shelly and Sands Paving Company and then embarked on a long career as a rod room worker at the Ormet Rolling Mill.
Victor was a lifelong, dedicated member of St. John’s UCC in Powhatan Point. He served his church in many capacities throughout his lifetime. Vic enjoyed helping and caring for others in any way he could. He has left this world a better place.
In addition to his parents, Victor was preceded in death by his son, Michael Mozena, on May 16, 2020 and his brother, Charles E. “Sonny” Mozena on May 24, 1997.
Left to carry on his legacy are his loving wife of 55 years, Mildred Smothers Mozena; his daughter, Michelle Christman; his grandchildren, Chloe, Samuel, and Katelyn; his great grandchildren, Kasen, Raelyn, Sydnee, and Jackson; former son-in-law, Randall Christman; former daughter-in-law, Jennipher Mozena; and his nieces, nephews, and many cousins who he loved dearly.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. John’s UCC, 51705 German Ridge Road, Powhatan PT, OH 43942.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday May 19 at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home 100 S. Paul St. Woodsfield, Ohio. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday May 20, 2023 at St. John United Church of Christ, 51736 German Ridge Road, Powhatan Point, Ohio with Pastors Bill Stokes and Terri Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery.
To send flowers
to the family or plant a tree
in memory of Victor E. Mozena, please visit our floral store.