Austin A. Weist, 97

April 05, 2011
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MARCH 19, 1914-APRIL 4, 2011

(Aussie) Austin Allen Weist, 97, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away, Monday, April 4, 2011, at Loyalton of Hagerstown.

Born Thursday, March 19, 1914, in Canton, Ill., he was the son of the late John Bernard Weist and the late Edna Bunnell Weist.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army.

He is survived by three daughters, Jacqueline Konkus of Maryland, Janet Myer of Connecticut and Joyce Chandler of Pennsylvania; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; and longtime companion, Virginia Shanholtz.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Thomas Weist.

Services will be at the convenience of the family

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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