September 27, 2012
September 27, 2012
Name: William F. "Bill" Weber
Date of Death: Thursday, September 27, 2012
Residence: Rome, New York
Obituary: William F. "Bill" Weber, 77, of Rome, passed away September 27, 2012 in St. Elizabeth's Hospital. He was born October 16, 1934 in Utica, the son of Francis and Vella Kertell Weber. He was a 1952 graduate of Rome Free Academy and attended Syracuse University. On June 29, 1957, he was united in marriage to the former Mary Peck.
Bill was a veteran of the US Army and served his country honorably in the Korean War. Upon returning home from the service, he went to work in the family business with his father, Weber's Wallpaper and Paint Store. He became the owner/operator in 1973 and continued on until closing in 1995.
Mr. Weber was very active at St. Mary's and St. Peter's. He loved to putter around the house and fix things, especially old cars.
Bill was a devoted husband and loving and doting father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Mary; a daughter and son-in-law, Catherine and George Dorn, of Rome; three sons and three daughters-in-law, Robert and Kathy Weber, of Oneida, Kenneth and Margaret Weber, of Rome, Richard Weber, of Rome, and Michelle Barlow, of New Hartford; special family friend, Robin Garrett, of Rome; a sister, Marilyn Moore, of North Bay; ten grandchildren, Kristen (Jeff) Tallarino, Kelly Dorn, Lucas, Travis, Justin, Nicholas, Annmarie, Brandon, Morgan, and Mackenzie Weber; a great-grandson, Jacob; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by a son, former Oneida County Assistant District Attorney, William M. Weber.
Services: Funeral services will take place on Monday at 9:45am at Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome, and a Mass of Christian Burial with Fr. Philip Hearn officiating will be held at 10:30am in St. Mary's Church. Interment with military honors will take place in Calvary Cemetery in Utica. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 3-6pm. Contributions in Bill's memory may be made to the St. Mary's and St. Peter's Memorial Fund.
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