Alfred J. Weber, 91, of Clifton Springs, N.Y., died peacefully on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic.
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There will be no prior calling hours. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 10 a.m. in the Clifton Springs United Methodist Church. Private burial will be held in Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Niagara Falls, New York.
It is requested that memorial donations be made to the House of John 14 Spring Street Clifton Springs, New York 14432.
Mr. Weber was born on November 15, 1921, in Scranton, PA, the son of the late Alfred and Rose Mies Weber. He grew up in Scranton and was a Willow Indian. Willow Indians were friends that grew up on Willow Street and played baseball, basketball and football together. Many of them went on to serve in WWII. Mr. Weber was a World War II veteran of the US Army.
He moved from Scranton to Buffalo to work for Bell Aerosystems. He then went to work for Sierra Research as a supervisor of fabrications. With metal fabrication as his specialty he was hired and was the manager of manufacturing for the Rotary Company in Buffalo, NY and retired from there as well. While living in Niagara Falls, Mr Weber was active in coaching youth sports.
Mr. Weber enjoyed the handicapping of horse racing and was an avid golfer. He has lived in Clifton Springs for the past 24 years.
He is survived by his children, Alfred J. (Paige) Weber Jr., Reston, Va.; Kathryn Murdoch, Colorado; Jack (Vicki) Weber, Clifton Springs; Joanne (Jim) Schul, Gilroy Calif.; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan E. Weber.
Funeral arrangements have been made with the Cheney Funeral Home, 70 Main Street, Phelps.
Published in Scranton Times on Dec. 5, 2012