11/12/2018 – Michael J. Mosier, Clayton

Mr. Michael J. Mosier, 73, died Friday, November 9th, at his residence. There will be no services.

Mike was born May 7th, 1945, in Watertown, the son of Charles and Harriet Nims Mosier. He graduated from area schools and also from Monmouth College in New Jersey, receiving a degree in automotive engineering.

In the 1960’s and early 70’s he owned and operated a gas station called Mike’s Sinclair Station. After selling the gas station, he was a teacher at Brookdale College in New Jersey. After moving back to the North Country, he worked for a time at Spicer’s Bay Marina. Then moving to Florida, he worked for various boat companies, including, Chris Craft, Wellcraft, Donzi, and Cigarette Boats. For a time before he retired, once he moved back to the North Country, he worked at Chalk’s Marina.

He enjoyed restoring cars, especially Corvettes.

Surviving are one daughter, Diahann Mosier, of Pennsylvania; one son, John (Michael) of Clayton; two grandchildren; a sister, Marcia Staib; nieces and nephews.

One sister, Elaine Baldwin, died before him.

Donations can be made in his name to the P.T. Boat Museum, Fall River, Massachusetts, at www.ptboats.org.



  1. Ed Gaffney Posted

    Rest well Michael!

  2. Janet & Jon Burrows Posted

    Deedee, Duke- his pain is over. So sorry your dad’s gone. Blessings for you and all his loved ones.

  3. The Lake Family Posted

    A really sad day for Blanchard Lane…..We will miss Mike’s friendly face and our chats out on his front porch. Mike was a good friend and neighbor to our family for many years.

  4. john chalk Posted

    sorry to hear about your dad we shared a lot ofstories through the years at the marina ,mike was a good man

  5. Judy and Buster Brown Posted

    We were so very sorry to hear of Mike’s passing. We will miss stopping by to chat with him. His help keeping boats running has been invaluable. It was great he got to see his own boat at the dock this past summer! Our sympathy to his whole family.

  6. Skeeter and Charlene Heinrich Posted

    Sincere sympathy to Mike’s family. Knew him from his days at Chalk’s Marina. Take care Mike (John).

  7. Linda Wilkie Posted

    It was always a pleasure to work with Mike, him and John Comstock made a great team at Chalks.
    Definitely will be missed.

  8. JOHN A GROMAN Posted

    He made us laugh , We will all miss him

  9. Dee and Duke – your family is in my thoughts and my prayers. So very sorry for your loss. God bless. Hugs to you my friends. xoxo

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