CRESSON — WEISE – Timothy R. “Tim” Sr., Cresson, was born Jan. 28, 1940, in Altoona and died unexpectedly May 21, 2013, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. Tim is survived by his wife, Mary; children, Tim (Christine) Weise, Greensburg, Pa.; Michele (Dennis) Owens, Apex, N.C.; and Lori (Robert) France, Tokyo, Japan; stepchildren, Michele (Steve) Lacovitch and Christopher (Jody) Cuomo; grandchildren, Jacob Weise, Sarah Weise, Joshua France, Taylor France, Olivia France and Evan France; and stepgrandchildren, Scott (Megan) Ratchford, Renee (Zach) Mullen and Logan Cuomo. In 1958, Tim graduated from the former Cresson Joint High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, where he served as a helicopter mechanic. He owned and operated Weise Sandblasting & Painting and retired from SCI Cresson as a trades instructor. Tim was a founding member of Cresson Area Jaycees and former member of Cresson Borough Council. Tim had a strong passion for life. He loved feeding his feathered friends, walking his dog, Rylee, and tinkering in his workshop. We will miss his counsel, passion for life and the love he gave us daily. His memory will live on though the fine example that he set for his family and friends to follow. Family and friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 24, at Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church St., Gallitzin, Pa. 16641, where a memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 25, the Rev. Leo Arnone, officiating. Donations can be sent to Cresson Borough Parks Department, c/o Tim Weise, 631 Second St., Cresson, Pa. 16630, (814-886-2139). A park bench will be established in Tim’s memory. Military rites by Cresson American Legion and other local military organizations. (www.gibbonsfunerals.com)
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Jean V. (Cleimer) DiValentone
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William E. Barron
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Treena Burkett Roddy
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Richard E. Pearson
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Margaret M. Bunda
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Ellen (Schwarting) Merker
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