Lester M. Weise

Date of Death: 12/13/2018

Lester M.  “Hap” “Jim” Weise

Sept. 2, 1932 - Dec. 13, 2018

Lester M. “Hap” “Jim” Weise, 86, Duncansville, passed away Thursday morning at Maybrook Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center after a brief illness.

He was born in Duncansville, son of the late Lester M. and Esther (Ott) Weise.

He married Hazel L. Varner on June 9, 1951 in Cumberland, MD, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 29, 2017 after 66 years of marriage.

Surviving are two sons: Michael (Judy) of Altoona and Patrick of Duncansville; a daughter, Christine (Greg) of Duncansville; two grandchildren: Brian Weise (Nicole) and Colleen Weise; two great-grandchildren: Ryder and Hudson; a brother, Terry Weise (Mary) of Lancaster; and a sister, Regina Herrara (John) of Vista, CA.

He was predeceased by a son, Gregg on May 31, 2018; two brothers: Kenneth and Dennis; three sisters: Maxine Feathers, Janet Beauchamp, and Geraldine Lenhart; and his dog, Libby Lou.

Lester was a 1951 graduate of Hollidaysburg High School.  He had worked at A&P Warehouse for 32 years, retiring as a forklift operator and had been the maintenance foreman with the Hollidaysburg School District for 10 years.

He was recently inducted into District 6 Wrestling Hall of Fame.

Lester enjoyed woodworking.  He built his own home as well as furniture for relatives.  He was a jack of all trades.

At the request of the deceased, there will be no visitation.  Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

The family requests that donations in memory of Lester, be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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