Arthur G. Weber, 85, of St. Marys, died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010 at the Erie Veterans Hospital after a short illness.
He was born April 21, 1925 in St. Marys, son of the late Michael and Anna (Birner) Weber.
On Aug. 10, 1963, he married Shirley Wehler, who preceded him in death on Nov. 22, 2000.
He lived all his life in St. Marys, spending the past year with his daughter in Ridgway. He worked at Stackpole Carbon Co. for 36 years, retiring in 1983. He was a member of Queen of the World Catholic Church.
He served as a corporal in the U.S. Army from January 1943 to December 1945 in Battery C 133rd Field Artillery Battalion. He was active in Rome-Arno, southern France, the Rhineland and central Europe. He received the Good Conduct medal and European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with four Bronze Stars and one Bronze Arrowhead.
He enjoyed softball in his youth, bowling, horseshoes, hunting, fishing and time at his camp in Glen Hazel.
He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Erik (Cindy) Szymanski of Ridgway; two grandchildren, Heather Szymanski and her fiancé Drew VanAlstine of St. Marys, and Megan Szymanski of Ridgway; three great-grandchildren, Kenzie, Taylor and Chase VanAlstine; a sister-in-law, Marlene Weber of St. Marys; and a brother-in-law, Francis Rolling of Indiana. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by two brothers, Tom and Lawrence “Nank” Weber; and two sisters, Pearl Fox-Fritz and Mabel Rolling.
Funeral services for Arthur G. Weber will be held Friday, Jan. 7 at the Ubel Funeral Home in Johnsonburg, with Father David Wilson officiating.
Burial will take place in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, St. Marys.
The family will be receiving friends from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 7 at the Ubel Funeral Home.
Military honors will be accorded by the Johnsonburg/Wilcox Servicemen’s Detail. Service members are asked to assemble at the funeral home on Friday at 9:15 a.m.
The family will be receiving memorials at 122 Sherman Ave., Ridgway, PA 15853.