Hawthorne — Alan Ralph Weiss, 71, died March 5.
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Born in Paterson he lived in Haledon before moving to Hawthorne 45 years ago. A graduate of Central High School in Paterson, he received his Bachelor's degree from New York University. He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War and was an insurance agent for John Weiss & Company in Paterson and North Haledon. He was a member of the Rotary Club of Haledon/North Haledon where he served in several positions, including club president, and was awarded the Paul Harris Fellowship for outstanding service. He was also a member of the Passaic County Board of Realtors where he served as president in 1976, Boy Scouts of America Troop 30 serving as Scoutmaster for several years and a member of Volunteers of America.
He was the son of the late Ralph and Charlotte Weiss; father of Christopher Weiss and his wife, Aimee, of Palo Alto, Calif.; and grandfather of two.
Funeral was March 10. Arrangements by Vander Plaat-Vermeulen Memorial Home, Franklin Lakes.
The family requests donations to Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Washington, D.C., 20005.
Published in The Gazette on Mar. 27, 2013