William H. Weir Jr.

  • Visitation:
    Sunday, June 25, 2017
    3:00-7:00 PM
    Alexander Rothwell Funeral Home
  • Funeral Mass:
    Monday, June 26, 2017 at 10:00 AM
    St. John the Baptist RC Church
    Wading River, NY

  • Interment: 
    Monday, June 26, 2017 Following the Service
    Wading River Cemetery
    Wading River, NY

 

Born: September 22, 1929
Died: June 22, 2017
Age: 87

 

William H. Weir, Jr. M.D. died peacefully on June 22, 2017 at age 87.  Dr. Weir was predeceased by his loving wife of 65 years,  Ruth Emilio Weir,  who died in 2016.  He is survived by his children Kathleen E. Lauinger (John), William F. Weir (Joyce), Richard C. Weir (Suzanne) and Andrew M. Weir.  He is also survived by nine grandchildren John Lauinger, Erin Lauinger, Christopher Lauinger, Caitlin Weir, William Weir, Matthew Weir, Daniel Weir, Lucy Weir and Charlotte Weir.  He is survived by his brother John Weir and sister Loretta Nunnermacher.  He was predeceased by his parents, William H, Weir, Sr.  and Loretta Sullivan Weir, his twin sister Helen Hinchey and sister Muriel Jean Ertle.  Dr. Weir was born on September 22, 1929 in Pequannock, NJ.  He  graduated from St. Francis College, Brooklyn, in 1951. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict from 1951 to 1953 as an infantry soldier in the 5th Regimental Combat Team earning a Silver Star, Bronze Star and two Purple Heart Awards.  He graduated from St. John’s University School of Pharmacy in 1955 and New York Medical College in 1958.  During his medical career, Dr. Weir served as Chief of Surgery at St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson, NY and Central Suffolk Hospital (Peconic Bay Medical Center), Riverhead, NY.  He also served as President of the Suffolk County Medical Society and on the Board of Governors of the American Urological Society. Calling hours will be held on Sunday June 25 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Alexander-Rothwell Funeral Home, 6447 Route 25A, Wading River, NY 11792.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held  at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Wading River, NY on Monday June 26 at 10:00 a.m.  Interment will follow at Wading River Cemetery. 

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