2010-11-18 / Obituaries


Richard (Dick) Weizenecker, 83, a lifelong resident of Brewster, died on November 11, 2010.

Born on January 7, 1927 in Danbury CT, the son of the late Frederick and Leonora (Richardson) Weizenecker, Richard served in the United States Army where he was stationed in Japan with the Battery B 89th Field Artillery Battalion.

He served in World War II and received a WWII victory medal, Army of Occupation Medal, and an Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal. He was also a lifetime member of the Brewster VFW Post 672.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Jacqueline Weizenecker; his son Richard Weizenecker II (Heather) of Pawling; and his daughter Lisa Weizenecker of Croton Falls; as well as the little joys of his life, his three grandchildren, Tiki Baisley, and Brycen and Bethanie Weizenecker. He is also survived by his sister, Betty Weizenecker- Pfister, formerly of Mahopac; several cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews; as well as numerous lifelong devoted friends.

He was the owner and operator of Weizenecker Plumbing and Heating, a “one man operation.” He enjoyed watching sports and spending time with his family and friends with a cold Heineken in hand.

Wake services were held on Monday and a funeral service on Tuesday at the Beecher Funeral Home, Brewster.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that contributions be made to the Putnam County Humane Society in his name.

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