Welcome to the
memorial page for
Moses H. Gaskins Jr.
June 21, 1969
~February 20, 2023
Moses Henry Gaskins Jr. of Eatontown, NJ passed away on Monday, February 20, 2023. “MoMo” or “Noodles” as he was affectionately known to family and friends was born on June 21, 1969, in Long Branch, NJ.
The son of Moses Sr. and Dolores (Johnson) Gaskins, Mo spent most of his childhood on Maxwell Road in Eatontown, NJ where he, his sister and a band of cousins enjoyed growing up together. Mo attended Monmouth Regional High School where he was a member of the football team. He followed in the footsteps of his grandfather (Chink) and father (Big Moe) and became a heavy equipment operator, driving a bulldozer and other excavating equipment for various companies working most recently for Martelli Development Group from Colts Neck, NJ. He was excavating land for homes in the Sun Eagle golf course that was the Maxwell Crew’s playground for many years.
Although, never professional trained Mo was a mean cook and loved BBQing, detailing cars, riding his bicycle and hanging out with his best bud, Butchie.
He is predeceased by his father Moses, grandparents George and Rosa Gaskins and Charles and Mary Johnson and his daughter Trenee’.
Left to cherish his memories are his mom and best friend, Dolores Gaskins; his children, Noelle, Chyna and Amir; his sister Charlene Miles and husband Keith and his stepbrothers Sean, Aaron, Darrin and Trevor; his nephews Anthony, Keith Jr. and Xavier; his special Uncle Charlie and Aunt Roberta. He also leaves behind many close cousins and lifetime friends.