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Morton Weiss Obituary

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WEISS, Morton MORTON L. WEISS Morton L. Weiss ("Bud") of Stockbridge, Massachusetts, formerly of Atlanta died August 15, 2010. He is survived by his wife Julie, sons Andrew and Kenneth and daughter, Linda Glassman and numerous grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son Michael. Mr. Weiss was born in West Chester, PA on Feb. 4, 1918. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Harvard College in 1939 and a Masters of Business Degree from Harvard Business School in 1941. He was a Harvard Baker Scholar and a major in the US Army, serving 1941 through 1945. He was President of Montag, Inc., a paper converting company from 1950 -1968 and a vice president of Gorham Silver, 1968-1969; was president of Eaton Paper Company 1969-74 and vice-president of Arvey Corporation in Chicago from 1974-1984. Among his accomplishments, he was a director of the Atlanta Freight Bureau, Thomas Paint Products Company, Triangle Shoe Company, Narrows Realty Company; was on the Board of Directors for C&S National Bank, on the Advisory Board of Berkshire Bank; Board of Directors of the National Conference of Christians and Jews (Atlanta); the Jewish Welfare Fund, Atlanta Jewish Community Center, Atlanta Traffic and Safety Council, Community Council of Metropolitan Atlanta Community Service; chairman of the American Jewish Commission, Atlanta United Fund, council member of Harvard Business School; was a trustee of Oglethorpe College; was a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award of Bínai Bírith Gate City Lodge, awarded the Brotherhood Award of the National Conference of Christian and Jews. He was also a member of Paper Stationery and Table Manufacturers Association, former president and board of directors of the Standard Town and Country Club, member of the Rotary Club, Commerce Club, Breakfast Club in Atlanta; former vice president of The Temple in Atlanta; on the board of Pittsfield Country Club and Stockbridge (MA) Golf Club. Morton was the finest of husbands, fathers, and men; he was loved and will be missed by his family and friends more than any words can ever express. A funeral service will be held Monday, August 23, 2010 at 11 o'clock in the morning at The Temple. Interment will follow at Crestlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice Care in The Berkshires, 877 South Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201. The family will receive friends after the interment service at the home of Morton's son Andrew. Online condolences may be made at hmpattersonspringhill.com.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from Aug. 20 to Aug. 21, 2010
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