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WEIS, Edwin N.

WEIS - Edwin N. Age 86, of Hyde Park, NY, formerly of Buffalo, NY, August 23, 2011, at St. Francis Hospital, Poughkeepsie, NY. Most recently, Mr. Weis had been residing at his daughter and son-in-law's home in Hyde Park. Edwin was an Inspector for the General Motors Corp. in Tonawanda, NY, for over 30 years. His first love was baseball. In his youth, he played for Our Lady of Perpetual Help and Lafayette High School. He went on to play Class B baseball, where he pitched a no-hitter and struck out 15 batters in one game. He later coached little league baseball. Born in Buffalo on December 3, 1924, he was the son of the late Edward and Marie Dolon Weis. He is survived by his son William Weis (Nancy) of Grand Island, NY; daughter, Susan Tortarella (George) of Hyde Park; five grandchildren: Jonathan and Jason Weis, Jennifer Loder, and George and Troy Tortarella; brother Clarence Weis of Kenmore, NY; former wife Grace Irving Weis; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his companion of over 27 years, Jeanette LeGrand, on January 17, 2011. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am, Friday, August 26 at Regina Coeli Church, Route 9, Hyde Park. Burial will follow in St. Peter's Cemetery, Poughkeepsie.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2678 South Rd., Suite 102, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. Arrangements by Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc., Route 9, Hyde Park. To send a condolence or for directions, please visit www.sweets

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