Brien Weissenborn

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WEISSENBORN BRIEN EDWARD WEISSENBORN Brien Edward Weissenborn died August 3, 2018 at home on his 71st birthday surrounded by his beloved family. He was diagnosed with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) in 2013. He did everything he could to fight this disease, researching treatments and volunteered for stem cell experimental study. Brien was born in Annapolis, MD to Donald Edward Weissenborn (Capt. USN dec.) and Patricia O'Brien Weissenborn. He graduated from Bishop O'Connell High School and attended the University of Dayton in Ohio. He was drafted into the Army during the Vietnam War. He had a 25 year career with AT&T Telephone Company and upon retirement started his own repair business. He also enjoyed golf, poker, refurbishing pinball machines, and a cold beer with friends and family. He was predeceased by his father, Captain USN Donald Weissenborn; sister-in-law Melody Nordgren; brothers-in-law Andy Baumes and Gerry Coan; nephews Jacob Henson, Jamie Henson and great nephew Bradley Bailey. He is survived by his cherished wife of 40 years, Linda Weissenborn, their children Lauren Weissenborn and Matthew Weissenborn. Also left to mourn his passing are his mother Patricia O. Weissenborn, his sisters Kelley Weissenborn, Casey (Patrick) Finn, Tina (Wayne) Villenueve, and Moira (Richard) McCormick. His mother-in-law Patricia Rogers, his sister-in-law Sherri Baumes, brothers-in-law Charles (Deb) Anderson and Donald Nordgren. He is also survived by numerous nephews, nieces, cousins and many dear friends. A memorial service will be held on August 14, 2018 at 1 p.m. at St Mark's Catholic Church in Vienna, VA. The family asks that in lieu of flowers donations may be made to either The ALS Association (alsa.org) or Fisher House (fisherhouse.org). A memorial service will be held on August 14, 2018 at 1 p.m. at St Mark's Catholic Church in Vienna, VA. The family asks that in lieu of flowers donations may be made to either The ALS Association (alsa.org) or Fisher House (fisherhouse.org).
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St Marks Church
9970 Vale Rd
Vienna, VA 22181
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Published in The Washington Post from Aug. 11 to Aug. 13, 2018
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