James Roscoe Weiss, Sr. – Wake Forest Area Obituary

The following sad announcements and obituaries are made available by the good people at Bright Funeral Home in beautiful Wake Forest.

James Roscoe Weiss, Sr.

Jun 15, 1925 – Apr 20, 2015

201504202446weissjamesrsr1James Roscoe Weiss, Sr., 89 passed away Monday morning April 20, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in South Ardmore, PA. June 15, 1925 to the late Roscoe and Stella Katkowski Weiss. He attended School in Goshen, N.Y. Jim was a devoted husband and father.

He is survived by his wife, Grace Whelan Weiss; three sons, Gregory (Martha) of Copake, N.Y., Gary (Loretta) of Mt. Pleasant, S.C. and James Jr. (Kathy) of Middletown, N.Y.; three daughters, Mary Allen (Frank) of Youngsville, N.C., Diane Gaspar (Joseph) of Wake Forest, N.C. and Sandra Daubman (John) of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; 17 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren; a sister, Loretta Ptak of Middletown, N.Y. He was preceded in death by a brother, Richard; sisters, Regina Chase, Harriet Smith and Bernice O’Neal.

He was a Eucharistic Minister at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. for several years.

He was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, American Legion and the VFW in Wake Forest, N.C.

Jim served in the U.S. Navy during WW II and the Korean Conflict. He retired as a Captain with the New York City Department of Corrections and also retired from IBM, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice 3200 Atlantic Ave. Suite 100 Raleigh, NC 27604.

A mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 o’clock Wednesday morning April 22, 2015 at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Wake Forest, N.C. Burial will follow in Raleigh Memorial Park in Raleigh, N.C.

Friends may visit with the family from 8:45 – 9:45AM at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center 405 South Main St. Wake Forest, N.C. 27587. (919-556-5811)

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