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Joseph F. "Joe" Weller Jr., 86

April 02, 2010

AUG. 28, 1923-APRIL 1, 2010

HANCOCK, Md. - Joseph F. "Joe" Weller Jr., age 86, of Maryland Avenue, died Thursday, April 1, 2010, at NMS in Hagerstown, Md.

Born Aug. 28, 1923, in Maryland, he was the son of the late Joseph F. Weller Sr. and Vergie G. Helser Weller and the husband of Lucille A. Douglas Weller, whom he married July 14, 1946, and who died May 7, 2006.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy.

He retired in 2005 from D.L. Bowman as a truck driver.

He was one of the founders of USS Raby Sailors Association.

He was a member and deacon of St. John's United Church of Christ, Clear Spring, Md.

He is survived by two sons, J. Keith Weller of Hancock, Md., and Douglas D. Weller of Big Pool, Md.; one sister, Dorothy Truax of Big Pool, Md.; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

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He was preceded in death by three sisters.

A service will be held Tuesday, April 6, at 11 a.m. at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, Md. The Rev. Charles M. Mackley will officiate. Burial will be in Damascus Cemetery, Big Cove Tannery, Pa.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.

The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Damascus Cemetery Association, c/o Lester Litton, 556 Maple Hollow Lane, Needmore, PA 17238 or to Damascus Christian Church, c/o Barbara Pittman, 199 Pittman Road, Needmore, PA 17238.

Online condolences may be made at http://www.grovefh.com.

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