Press-Republican

Obituaries

January 29, 2014

Allen Weaver

PLATTSBURGH — Allen Joseph Weaver passed away Jan. 26, 2014. He was born Dec. 23, 1930, to Allen and Anna Weaver.

Allen was husband to Margaret for over 60 years, until her passing in July 2011. Together, they had nine children, Gregory and Jeanne having passed before them.

Al is survived by Linda Lamb, Karen Lamb, Allen (Gwyn), Peter (Patricia), Kenneth (Laurie), and Margaret (James) Balko, and Roger; 16 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. He and Margie also cared for several foster children.

Allen served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Following his honorable discharge, he began a long career working in the telephone industry; starting at New York Telephone. He later joined C&U Telephone Company, in Norwich. He advanced rapidly and was Senior Plant Engineer for Continental Telephone at the time of his retirement. He dabbled in local politics, and was elected to Town Council in Union Beach, N.J.

A devout Catholic, he was a member and past officer of Knights of Columbus (jokingly being referred to as the "Grand Poobah" by his children), and always put his family first.

After retiring, he and Margie designed and built their retirement home. They enjoyed traveling, and spoiling their grandchildren. Allen also enjoyed doing volunteer work for The Hazard Library in Poplar Ridge and Southern Cayuga Central School. His efforts were cut short when he suffered a major stroke about ten years ago. Having started married life in the Bronx, then moving on to Union Beach, Staten Island, Plymouth, Cato, Madison, Gloversville, and Aurora; he and Margie eventually relocated to Plattsburgh to gain the additional help of their youngest daughter, Margaret.

A Catholic funeral Mass is scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31, at St. Alexander's Church, 1 Church Street, Morrisonville, NY. Following the Mass, family and friends are invited to gather at the church hall for fellowship and remembrance. A light lunch will be available.

A spring or early summer graveside service is being planned for Al and Margie to be interred at Beverly National Cemetery in New Jersey, next to their infant son, Gregory. Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer's Assistance Center at SUNY Plattsburgh.

Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901. (518)-561-3980. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • BreyetteCasey.jpg Casey M. Breyette

    PLATTSBURGH — Casey M. Breyette, 38, of Main Mill Street in Plattsburgh, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Glenmont, N.Y.

    July 30, 2014 3 Photos

  • HicksHugh.jpg Hugh "Pete" Hicks Jr.

    July 30, 2014 4 Photos

  • spooner.jpg Shaun Gregory Spooner

    NORTH RICHARDS HILLS, TX — Shaun Gregory Spooner, 59, of North Richland Hills, left this world Sunday, March 30, 2014.

    July 29, 2014 2 Photos

  • EdDienst1.jpg Edward A. Dienst

    Edward A. Dienst, 97, loving husband, father and proud grandfather, died on July 27, in South Glens Falls, N.Y., surrounded by his family.

    July 29, 2014 6 Photos

  • Hamilton.jpg Fumiko Passino

    Fumiko Passino, 76, of the Highlands Road, Keeseville, Sunday, July 27, 2014 at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. 

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • carolvassar.jpg Carol M. Vassar

    Keeseville — Carol M. Vassar, 65, of Keeseville passed away at her home, 18 Lamplighter MHP, surrounded by her family on Sunday, July 27, 2014.

    July 29, 2014 3 Photos

  • joycetanton1.jpg Joyce Arlene (Mulbury) Tanton

    PLATTSBURGH — Joyce Arlene (Mulbury) Tanton, 91, of Plattsburgh and formerly of Guilderland, N.Y., died Sunday, July 27, 2014 at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh following a brief illness, with her loving family by her side.

    July 29, 2014 3 Photos

  • RWWalker.jpg Shannon Stansbury

    PLATTSBURGH — Shannon Stansbury, 48, of Route 9, passed away on Friday, July 25, 2014, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. 

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Davignon.jpg Paul Davignon

    MINEVILLE — On July 25, 2014, Paul entered into Heaven and into the arms of the Lord with his wife and family by his side at Elizabethtown Community Hospital.

    July 29, 2014 3 Photos

  • LabargeRobert1.jpg Robert M. LaBarge Sr.

    MORRISONVILLE — Robert M. LaBarge Sr., 74, of Joyce Avenue, Morrisonville, died Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the CVPH Medical Center with his loving family by his side.

    July 27, 2014 5 Photos

Death Notices