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Jack L. Weer

AGE: 94 • Lewes & Estero, FL

Jack L. Weer, of Lewes, DE & Estero, FL, born December 4, 1921 in New Castle, DE passed away peacefully at the Delaware Hospice Center on Sunday, November 27, 2016, one week before his 95th birthday.

Jack was the first born of E. Clyde and Emily (Davis) Weer. He was a graduate of William Penn High School in New Castle DE. During WWII Jack served in the Naval Air Corps as an Aviation Mate First Class and was Flight Engineer on Admiral "Jocko" Clark's aircraft. Following the war, Jack returned home to work on the family farm and founded E. C. Weer & Son Construction Company with his father, which he operated most of his working career. He later became a Vice President of Fidelity Bond & Mortgage Company, from where he retired.

Jack's hobbies included golfing, fishing, and boating (Jack was a licensed charter boat captain) He was a member of the Ionic Mason's Lodge in Newport, Order of the Eastern Star, and a past-president of the Wilmington Manor Lions Club.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Margret (Peg) Renberg (FL) and his brother, William (Bill) Weer of Rehoboth Beach.

He will be dearly missed by his wife of 69 years, Mildred (Baylis); his son, Greg (Renee) of Lewes; his daughter, Cathy (John) Crumlish of Wilmington; grandchildren, Alison Houck, Jennifer (John) Connell, Emily Weer, John Crumlish, Joe Crumlish, Jamie (Dave) Williams; three great-grandchildren, Eddie Houck, John Connell, Lauren Connell; his sisters, Josephine Hearne and Ruth Cannon.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at 2 PM in the chapel at the Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Hwy, New Castle, DE with visitation beginning at 1 PM.

Flowers may be sent to Gracelawn Memorial Park. Donations in memory of Jack L. Weer, may be made to Meals on Wheels, 32409 Lewes-Georgetown Hwy, Lewes, DE 19958. Online condolences may be made at MealeyFuneralHomes.com (302) 652-5913
Published in The News Journal from Dec. 3 to Dec. 5, 2016
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