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Thursday, January 31, 2013

NEA/DL Sylvia Weiss, widow of Capt. Robert Weiss

~ IN MEMORY ~
NEA Stewardess Sylvia Weiss, widow of NEA/DL Capt. Robert Weiss
June 13, 1932 ~ January 28, 2013

Notification of the passing of former NEA stewardess Sylvia Lee (Day) Weiss, widow of Chicago based NEA/DL pilot Captain Robert Stoddard Weiss who passed away just last month on December 3, 2012. The funeral home website http://www.ccgfuneralhome.com/ should be updated soon with obituary and guestbook information. Obituary and online guestbook may also be viewed at http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/newstimes/obituary.aspx?n=sylvia-weiss&pid=162747816#fbLoggedOut Funeral services will be private. Perhaps the best contact for family would be c/o son Stephen Stoddard (Cathy) Weiss at
13 Sunnyside Ave., Darien, CT 06820-3714.

Sylvia Weiss

Sylvia Lee (Day) Weiss of Oak Bluffs died on Monday evening, January 28, 2013 after a short illness. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Stoddard Weiss in December 3, 2012. They met during their respective careers: he being an airline pilot and she as an airline attendant for Northeast Airlines. They lived between Hobe Sound, FL in the winters and Martha's Vineyard in the summers where Robert was a licensed captain and held fishing charters on his boat Summer's Lease. Sylvia smoked the day's catch of blue fish and made pate which she would then sell from the boathouse behind her home to those fortunate enough to be in the know. Robert and Sylvia traveled extensively and lived in numerous parts of the world, but she was most fond of the Vineyard and its beaches. Sylvia was a member of the Bethel Congregation al Church in Bethel, CT when they lived there previously. She was also an avid reader and frequent visitor to the Oak Bluffs Library. Sylvia was born in Boston on June 15, 1932 the daughter of Wallace and Marion (Bruce) Day, both of whom have predeceased her. She survived by her two sons, Richard and his wife Anne of Ridgefield, CT and Stephen and his wife Cathy of Darien, CT; and three grandchildren, Taylor-Lynn Weiss, Kenny and Robert Weiss. Her funeral service will be private. Donations may be made in her memory to the Friend of the Oak Bluffs Public Library, PO Box 2039 , or Hospice of MV, PO Box 2549, both in Oak Bluffs, MA 02539. Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road, Oak Bluffs. Please visit www.ccgfuneralhome.com for online guest book and information.
.Published in News Times on January 31, 2013


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Capt. Robert Stoddard Weiss, 1931~2012
Obituary can be viewed at http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/newstimes/obituary.aspx?n=Robert-Weiss&pid=161685077 The August 1983 issue of DeltaDigest notes Captain Weiss’ retirement: Robert S. Weiss, Captain, Chicago/O’Hare, with 27 years of service.
Obituary
Robert Stoddard Weiss died on December 3, 2012 peacefully at his home in Oak Bluffs after a battle with Lou Gehrig's disease. He was 81 years of age. Robert was married to Sylvia L. (Day) Weiss for fifty-four years and they enjoyed their time together by traveling the world. Robert was born in Rockville Centre in New York on October 26, 1931 and grew up in Freeport on Long Island. He was the son of Herman R. Weiss and Marjorie Marie (Johnson) Weiss. After graduating high school and receiving his associate's degree in animal husbandry he was drafted in to the Army during the Korean Conflict and was discharged in 1954. Upon returning to the United States he trained and obtained his pilot's license in 1956. He was flying for Northeast Airline which was subsequently taken over by Delta Airlines in the 1970's for whom he flew for until his retirement in 1983. He was a member of the Eureka Masonic Lodge in Bethel, CT. He lived between Hobe Sound, FL in the winters and Martha's Vineyard in the summers where he was a licensed Coast Guard captain and held fishing charters on his boat Summer's Lease. Robert enjoyed gardening, fishing and was known to always lend a hand to help fix just about anything and to give back. He and Sylvia traveled extensively and lived in numerous parts of the world. Robert is survived by his wife; two sons, Richard of Ridgefield, CT and Stephen of Darien, CT; and three grandchildren, Taylor-Lynn Weiss, Kenny and Robert Weiss. His funeral service will be private. Donations may be made in his memory to the Animal Shelter, PO Box 1829, Edgartown, MA 02539. Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road, Oak Bluffs. Please visit www.ccgfuneralhome.com for online guest book and information.
.Published in News Times on December 14, 2012
From: carol Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2012 3:26 PM Subject: passing of ORD NEA/DL Capt. Bob Weiss , age 81
~ IN MEMORY ~
NEA/DL Capt. Robert S. Weiss
October 26, 1931 ~ December 3, 2012
Word has been received with the passing of NEA/DL retired pilot Captain Robert S. ‘Bob’ Weiss, age 81. Captain Weiss hired on with Northeast first in January 1956, pilot rosters reflect a seniority date 08-05-1957/10-23-1957, and he retired with Delta 09-01-1983, based ORD. I believe Captain Weiss is survived by his wife Sylvia and that personal condolences may be sent to
24 Wedgewood Road, Westport CT 06880-2735.... Home (203) 222-7146
Arrangements are pending and will be posted when known.
Thank you/Carol

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