Walter "Cobb" Weber

Weber, Walter "Cobb" BERLIN Walter "Cobb" Weber, age 82, died peacefully on February 12, 2013. Born on February 23, 1930 in Coney Island, N.Y. to Dorothy Ahlquist. A life-long resident of the Berlin, he is survived by his loving wife Beverly of 33 years. Cobb was an accom-plished carpenter, and worked in various con-struction sites for over 30 years. When he wasn't swinging the hammer or cutting a board, as a licensed barber he would be cutting hair. Cobb was an incredibly talented man working with wood, who always willing to help others from building homes to bird houses. He loved the outdoors, sports and the since of completion. In 1984 and 1982 Vermont State Horse Shoe Tournament Men's Division Runner-up. He was an avid hunter and loved to play golf. He was a music enthusiast from dancing to playing the drums and his favorite instrument the banjo nothing his ears and fingers couldn't play. For someone whose father abandoned him at birth, he set a great example of what a father should be. He was honorable, responsible and a hardworking provider, who always put his family as his number-one priority. But what he cherished the most were the experiences he shared with his family and creating the wonderful memories that all those who were fortunate enough to be a part of that group will cherish the rest of their lives. He is survived by his daughter, JoAnn Pierce and her husband, Brett, of Clifton Park and his son, Eric Weber and his wife, Christine, of Gansevoort. His grand-children, Stacy and her husband Bryan, Matthew and his wife Kristen, Danielle and Samantha, Wyatt, Taylor, Derek, Daniel, Jessie, Dalton and great-grandchild, Connor. He is also survived by his stepchildren, Randy Stevens and his wife Earline, of Fort Edward, Kevin Stevens and his wife Theresa, of Berlin, and Laurie Woodcock, of East Greenbush, and his former wife and friend, Madeline Henrikson and her husband Ronald. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Cobb's Life, 11 a.m., Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 1st Baptist Church, 15 Main St., Berlin, NY. There will be no public calling hours. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his memory to the Community Hospice, 295 Valley View Blvd., Rensselaer, NY 12144.

Published in Albany Times Union on Feb. 14, 2013