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James L. Weiss


1956 - 2019
James L. Weiss Obituary
James L. Weiss, 63, of Jeannette, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, surrounded by his family, in Excela Health Latrobe Hospital, due to complications from pneumonia. He was born April 20, 1956, in Jeannette, the son of Geraldine "Gerry" Anderson Weiss, of Jeannette, and the late William H. Weiss. Jim was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara J. Weiss. Jim worked at McDonalds, and later at the ARC workshop. He enjoyed anything Pittsburgh sports related. He was a kind and gentle soul, always willing to help and a friend to all. In addition to his mother, Jim is survived by his sisters, Sue Fitzgerald and husband, Kirk, of Kittanning, and Kathy Criner and husband, Donald, of Jeannette; brother, William and husband, Robert Lessman, of Greensburg; nieces, Sarah Criner Taylor and husband, Jonathan, Kelsey Criner Blahovec and husband, Zachary, and Kala Fitzgerald; great-nephew and niece, Cole and Emilia Taylor; and his extended family at the WILA House, all staff and special friends, Ronnie, Gerry and Wa'el.
Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday in the MASON-GELDER FUNERAL HOME INC., 201 N. First St., Jeannette. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home with the Rev. Nick Raimondo officiating. Interment will follow in Jeannette Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the , Special Olympics or one's favorite charity. To send online condolences, visit www.mason-gelder.com.
Published in Greensburg Tribune Review from Aug. 8 to Aug. 9, 2019
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