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Russell L. Weimer Sr.

Wellersburg, PA – Russell L. Weimer Sr., 88, of Wellersburg, passed away Wednesday August 2, 2023 at his home.

Born November 26, 1934 in Southampton Township, Somerset county PA; he was a son of the late, Irvin M. and Bertha G. (Kennell) Weimer. He was also preceded in death by brothers, Charles, Irvin, Ken, Bob, and Harold Weimer; sisters, Idella Clites and Nellie Emerick.

Survived by his wife of 56 years, Paulette (Bridges) Weimer; a son Russell L. Weimer Jr and wife Cassie; a granddaughter, Hailey Weimer all of Oregon; brothers, Clyde Weimer of Geneva, OH, Harvey Weimer and wife Linda of Berryville, VA; sisters, Jean Lee and husband Roy of Ellerslie, Betty Fink and husband Don of LaVale, Norma Swauger and husband Kenny of Mt. Savage; numerous nieces and nephews.

Russell enlisted in the US Marine Corps from 1955 through 1963. He worked as a sheet metal worker in VA. He retired from the Pentagon in 1997 where he worked as a plumber and pipefitter.

He was a member of the American Legion, loyal Order of Moose, a life member both the Kennells Mill Sportsmen’s Club and Barrelville Outdoor Club.

Per his wishes he will be cremated with no viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Family Hospice, 20 Sheraton Dr., Altoona, PA 16601 or online at