Robert D. Weitzel Jr. (1952 - 2015)

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Robert D. Weitzel Jr., 61, Hill Top Lane, Brockway, died Sunday, May 3, 2015, at Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh.
Born Oct. 24, 1953, in DuBois, he was the son of the late Robert D. and Jayne E. Campbell Weitzel Sr. On Dec. 29, 1989, he was married to Marcia Benson. She survives.
Bob was the plant manager at Brockway Mould.
He was Methodist by faith. Bob was a member of Garfield Lodge #559 Free and Accepted Masons in DuBois and was a member of the Valley of Coudersport Free Masons.
Currently he was serving as vice president of Priority 1st Credit Union in Brockway and was past president of the Brockway Recreational Board.
He also was a member of the Brockway and Horton Twp. Sportsmens Clubs, the Eagles Club in Falls Creek and the Big O Club in DuBois.
While a student at the DuBois High School, Bob excelled in both football and baseball. After high school he attended the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport.
He was an avid Penn State fan, enjoyed golfing and most importantly he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
He is also survived by a daughter, Elizabeth Weitzel of Brockway; two brothers-in-law, Kevin (Karen) Benson of Pittsburgh and Christopher (Stephanie) Benson of Brockway; two nephews, Andrew and Anthony Benson both of Brockway; one sister, Barbara (Raymond) Young of DuBois; and a niece, Lori; and a nephew, Rick.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, May 6 at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. in Brockway. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 7 at St. Tobias Church in Brockway with the Rev. Msgr. Charles Kaza officiating. Burial will follow in St. Tobias Cemetery. Masonic services will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. On Thursday morning, it is asked that you proceed directly to the church and not to the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the Jacqueline DeMarco Student Loan Fund in care of the Brockway High School.
Online condolences may be left at
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Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc
1033 4Th Ave
Brockway, PA 15824
(814) 268-2732
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Published in The Courier Express from May 5 to May 6, 2015