December 21, 2008

Edward George Weido


Edward George Weido, 24 Apr 1926 - 21 Dec 2008


Edward George Ed Weido, formally of Nemacolin Pa. passed away at 11:35 PM on December 21, 2008 at the Thompson House in Rhinebeck, N.Y. Edward and his wife Betty (Zeigler) Weido moved to Stanfordville, N.Y. 3 years ago to live near their two sons and daughter in law, Jan Weido of Stanfordville N.Y, his wife Nancy Clancy and Jerry Weido of Somerset, N.J. Edward was born in Nemacolin Pa. on April 24, 1926. He was the son of Mary and John Weido of Nemacolin. He graduated from Carmichaels High School, worked at the Buckeye Coal Company and served with the U.S. Army in the Korean War. He married Betty Ziegler on Feb. 12, 1949.

He and Betty started the Keystone Refacing Company a blackboard refinishing company and he worked in the mine at Nemacolin until his retirement. They raised two sons. He was preceded in death by his brother Steve, his parents, Mary and John Weido, his brother Emery Weido, his sister Margaret Margie Weido and his brother William Willie Weido. Edward is survived by his wife Betty, his two sons Jerry Weido and Jan Weido, daughter-in-law Nancy Clancy, three nieces, Sandy Smith of Fredericksburg, Va, Margaret Frey of Annapolis Md. and Jeanette Rinehart of Sand Point, Idaho. He also has three great granddaughters, Crystal, Melissa and Meghan Clancy of Stanfordville, N.Y.

Edward was an avid hunter, trapper and fly fisherman. He was also a scoutmaster of a Nemacolin troop. His many hobbies included building bluebird boxes, flying model planes, boat building and reading. Edward was an inventive fly tier, developing new fly patterns and reviving some old standbys like the Bread Crust. He was a generous teacher of fly tying and fly fishing to many in the area. Edward was a member of Trout Unlimited, the Isaac Walton League and the United Mine Workers of America. Edward donated his body to The Albany Medical College for medical research and physician training. His ashes have been returned to the family and will be buried in the family plot during a private ceremony at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Crucible, Pa. on October 3, 2009. Services Will Be Private at the Yoskovich Funeral Home.


Birth:  Apr. 24, 1926
Nemacolin
Greene County
Pennsylvania, USA 
Death:  Dec. 21, 2008
Rhinebeck
Dutchess County
New York, USA 

Edward George (Ed) Weido, formerly of Nemacolin, passed away at 11:35 p.m. 
December 21, 2008, in Thompson House, Rhinebeck, N.Y. He was born April 24, 1926, in Nemacolin, a son of Mary and John Weido,
formerly of Nemacolin. Mr. Weido and his wife, Betty Zeigler Weido, moved to Stanfordville, N.Y.,
three and a half years ago to live near their two sons and daughter-in-law, Jan Weido
of Stanfordville, N.Y., and wife Nancy Clancy and Jerry Weido of
Somerset, N.J. He graduated from Carmichaels High School and worked at Buckeye Coal Co.
Mr. Weido served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War. On February 12, 1949, he married Betty Zeigler. Together, they raised two sons.
They started Keystone Refacing Co., a blackboard refinishing company.
Mr. Weido worked in the mine at Nemacolin until his retirement. Mr. Weido was an avid hunter, trapper and fly fisherman. He was a scoutmaster
of a Nemacolin troop. His many hobbies included building bluebird boxes, flying
model planes, boat building and reading. He was an inventive fly tier, developing
new fly patterns and reviving some old standbys like bread crust. He was
a generous teacher of fly tying and fly fishing to many in the area.
He was a member of Trout Unlimited, Isaac Walton League and United Mine Workers
of America. Surviving are his wife, Betty Zeigler Weido; two sons, Jerry Weido and Jan
Weido; daughter-in-law Nancy Clancy; three nieces, Sandy Smith of
Fredericksburg, Va., Margaret Frey of Annapolis, Md., and Jeanette Rinehart of
Sand Point, Idaho; and three great-granddaughters, Crystal, Melissa and
Meghan Clancy, all of Stanfordville, N.Y. Deceased are a brother, Steve Weido; parents Mary and John Weido; a brother,
Emery Weido; a sister, Margaret (Margie) Weido; and a brother, William
(Willie) Weido. Mr. Weido donated his body to Albany Medical College for medical research and
physician training. His ashes have been returned to the family and will be
buried in the family plot during a private ceremony Saturday, October 3,
in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Crucible.
Burial: Saint Marys Cemetery Crucible Greene County Pennsylvania, USA Created by: Bob Sova Record added: Oct 02, 2009 Find A Grave Memorial# 42609859

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