Wednesday, April 27, 2016
David I. Weiss of Fernandina Beach, Fla., a former Westport resident, died March 31. He was 69.
Born Nov. 6, 1946 in Cleveland, he spent his youth years in Cleveland and Florida before serving in the Navy on the USS Wright.
After his service, he moved to New York and attended New York University. He spent a successful career as a business manager in the technology industry, working for Satellite Business Systems and then IBM while living in Westport for more than 30 years.
After retiring from IBM, he moved to Fernandina Beach, where he enjoyed reading, golfing and spending time with close friends. He was a Mason, founder of SPIRITS and a friend of Bill W.
He is survived by two sisters, Cynthia Weiss of California and Judy Weiss Wootten of Florida. Although he had no children or grandchildren of his own, he is also survived by Jennifer and Jeffrey Martin and their children, Mason and Kate of Fairfield, whom he considered family.
A memorial service will be held at the Unitarian Church in Westport on Saturday, May 7 at 10 a.m. A celebration of life service will also be held in Fernandina Beach at a future date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in David’s name to a recovery program of your choice.
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