RIVER EDGE, N.J. -- William A. Weierstall, of River Edge, died on Wednesday, March 15. He was 101.
A Navy veteran of World War II, "He was an avid athlete who loved all kinds of sports, including softball, baseball, cycling and more," information from the funeral home noted.
"He was also an avid and loyal Yankees fan."
Weierstall is survived by his children, Lois, Frederick and his partner John, and Richard and his wife Gail; grandchildren Eric, Kurt and Karen; great-grandchildren Aiden and Alexia; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded by his wife, Emily (Haughey), and his brother, Gunther and his wife Lillian.
Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, at Volk Leber Funeral Home, 268 Kinderkamack Rd., in Oradell. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday in the funeral home. Interment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park, in Paramus.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to
- the National Stroke Association, by clicking here;
- the Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge, by clicking here, or by mail to 2 Shelter Lane, Oakland, NJ 07436; or
- Second Chance for Animals, P.O. Box 5172, Somerset, NJ 08875.
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