Weaver, Melvin F. Jr. COSSAYUNA Melvin F. Weaver Jr., 66 of Cossayuna, passed away peacefully, at his home surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. He was born in Albany, the son of Melvin Weaver Sr. of Clifton Park and the late Luella Williams Weaver. He was educated at Shaker High School and served his country in the U.S. Air Force from 1972-1978 as a fire protection specialist. He worked for Campbell Plastics in Schenectady as a machine operator for many years and then at Owens Corning in Feura Bush for several years before retiring. He liked camping, fishing, hunting, and telling stories. Survivors, in addition to his father, are his children, Stephanie (Jason) Weaver of Cossayuna, Derrick Weaver of Mechanicville and Vanessa (Carlos) Carerro of Connecticut; and his grandchildren, Jasmine, Jeweliana, Janelle, Jacie, Aramis and Zarielle. He was the brother of Deborah (Ron) Tripp of Saratoga Springs and Robert (Pam) Weaver of East Greenbush. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 8, at 9 a.m. in the Church of the Holy Trinity, Cohoes. Interment will follow in Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville. Relatives and friends may call at the Dufresne Funeral Home, Inc., 216 Columbia St., Cohoes, Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. Friends who wish to remember Melvin in a special way may donate to Operation Adopt a Soldier, 4281 Route 50, Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866 in his memory. For condolences, visit dufresnefuneralhome.com
Published by Albany Times Union from Sep. 5 to Sep. 6, 2021.