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Michael Weiss

December 2, 2019 01:48 pm

Michael Weiss, 84, of Valatie, NY, passed away on November 29, 2019 in Valatie of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Michael was born in Cib, Yugoslavia to Michael and Katharina Weiss. He emigrated to the United States from West Germany in 1955 to New Rochelle, NY. Michael was a machinist who founded and led Weiss Industries Incorporated, a manufacturer of precision machined parts, for over 50 years. He loved playing and watching golf. He was a passionate and beloved youth soccer coach and he led many successful teams in Somers, NY.

He is survived by his wife, Melissa Dolan Weiss, of Valatie, NY and his sister, Josephine Tschan, of Echterdingen, Germany. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Margaret S. Kathleen Weiss. He is survived by his children Brendan Weiss, Laura Weiss Rider, Sean Weiss and Brian Weiss; and grandchildren Claire Weiss, Evan Weiss, Gavin Weiss, Declan Weiss and Delaney Weiss.

Funeral services will be held at St. John the Baptist Church, Valatie, NY on December 5 at 11 AM. Burial will follow at St. John the Baptist Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the Raymond Bond Funeral Home, Valatie, NY on December 4 from 4-7 PM. In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation would be appreciated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.