Bernard Weiss, 88

June 08, 2011

AUG. 28, 1922 - JUNE 6, 2011                

Bernard Weiss, 88, of Chapel Creek Drive, Boca Raton, Fla., died Monday, June 6, 2011, in Florida.

Born Aug. 28, 1922, in Norristown, Pa., he was the son of the late Aaron and Rose Levine Weiss.

Mr. Weiss was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Denton Weiss, who died Aug. 14, 1972.

He was president and co-owner of Weiss Brother Paper until 1992. He was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business.

Mr. Weiss served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was a member of Congregation B'Nai Abraham, where he was a temple board past president and board member. He was also a member of the Baltimore Colts Corral and the Hagerstown Jaycees.

Besides his wife of 33 years, Renee, who resides in Boca Raton, Mr. Weiss is survived by his children, Hilarie Viener of New York, N.Y., Robert Weiss and wife, Barby, of Hagerstown, David Weiss and wife, Carolyn, of Chevy Chase, Md., and Wayne Viener of Gaithersburg, Md.; four grandchildren; and sister, Anabel Comer, of King of Prussia, Pa.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, June 10, at 11 a.m. at Andrew K. Coffman Funeral Home, Inc., with Rabbi Scott M. Sperling officiating. Interment will be in B'Nai Abraham Cemetery.

Please omit flowers. Those desiring may send memorial contributions in Mr. Weiss' name to Congregation B'Nai Abraham, 53 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown, MD 21740, or the Alzheimer's Association, 5 Public Square, Hagerstown, MD  21740.

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