William B. Weis

William B. Weis, 83, of 634 Evergreen Road, St. Marys, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at the Cleveland Clinic after a brief illness.

He was born May 26, 1929 in St. Marys, son of the late Leander “Lee” and Marian Ryan Weis.  He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys High School, Class of 1947.  In his early years he had worked for the F.B.I., and then served in the US Army in the Korean War.  After the service he worked for the Stackpole Carbon Company for 30 years and then founded Penn Metal Stamping in 1978 and retired from the company in 1994.

On October 30, 1954 in the Sacred Heart Church, he married Ann Bauer, who survives.  He is also survived by a daughter, Ann Marie Picard and her husband William of Liberty Twp., OH; three sons, Jude A. Weis and his wife Deborah of St. Marys, Larry L. Weis and his wife Cyndi of Pittsford, NY and Peter J. Weis of St. Marys; six grandchildren, Connie King, Marc Picard, Michael Picard, Carly Weis, Molly Weis and Abby Weis; six great grandchildren; a sister, Joanne Gerg and her husband Ken of Emporium; and a brother, James Weis and his wife Helene of Rockford, IL.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Lee Urmann; and a brother, Leo “Bunk” Weis.

There will be no visitation.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated in the Sacred Heart Church on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 10:00 AM with the Rev. Eric Vogt, OSB and Msgr. John B. Hagerty officiating.  Full military rites will be accorded by the St. Marys Servicemen’s Burial Detail.  Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Anita Brindley January 24, 2013 at 10:41 am

Larry and Cyndi and family,
Sending my sympathy to your family.
With love,

Rick and Laura Ehrensberger January 24, 2013 at 6:00 pm

Mrs. Weis, Pete and family,
Thoughts and prayers for your family during this difficult time.
With deepest sympathy,
Rick and Laura

Jim and Brenda Paladino January 24, 2013 at 6:58 pm

So sorry to hear about Bill. He was a fun-loving gentleman and will be missed.
With sincere sympathy,
Jim and Brenda

Patti Fleischman January 25, 2013 at 8:38 am

Dear Ann and Family,
So very sorry to hear of Bill’s death. I enjoyed him so when visiting.
Will never forget the day of the French Onion Soup!!
You are in my prayers and thoughts.
Love always,
Patti Fleischman

Greg Harayda - Wells Fargo Insurance January 25, 2013 at 9:15 am

Jude and the Weis family,
Our deepest sympathy to you and your family on the passing of your father. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Greg & Rebecca
Wells Fargo Insurance Services

Mark K. Herzing January 25, 2013 at 10:49 am

Very fond memories as these memories will keep him alive in the hearts and souls of all who had the pleasure of knowing your father. Mkherzing

Rocco Petrilli January 25, 2013 at 11:20 am


My prayers and thoughts over your father’s passing.

Ray and Elsie Klaiber January 25, 2013 at 12:45 pm

Our prayers and sympathy to your family.
Ray and Elsie

Mary Ellen and Jeff Shivetts January 25, 2013 at 6:02 pm

Anne, Pete, Ann Marie, Jude, and Larry,
I was so sorry to hear of Bill’s illness and passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you.
Mary Ellen, Jeff, Lauren, and Kyle

Cathy & Tom Pomanti January 26, 2013 at 5:21 pm

Anne, Ann Marie, Jude, Larry, Peter and families,
Our prayers and thoughts are with you.
Love, Cathy & Tom Pomanti

Jim Shippling January 27, 2013 at 12:52 pm

Anne and Family,

My prayers and thoughts are with you.


Matt Daly January 28, 2013 at 8:41 am

Jude, Debbie, and the Weis family:

I am sorry to hear about Bill. I have known your family my entire life and always saw Bill as a source of strength in your family. Our thought and prayers are with you always.


Chris Berry January 28, 2013 at 9:04 am

Jude and The Weis Family,
Our sincerest sympathy on the passing of your father. We will certainly keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

The Three D Metals Family

Ken Young January 30, 2013 at 12:01 am

Dear Mrs. Weis,
I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Weis’ passing. You and your family have my deepest sympathy.

Patti Cosentino Brem January 30, 2013 at 6:48 pm

Mrs. Weis, Ann Marie, Jude, Larry & Pete…My mom just told me about this, I was shocked & very saddened. You are all in my thoughts & prayers. I do not doubt for one second that heaven got another angel. God Bless.

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