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Bernard G. Weiss

August 20, 2001
Bernard G. Weiss, 85 Poestenkill Bernard G. Weiss, 85, of Snyders Corners Road, died Monday at Fairview Commons Great Barrington, MA after a long illness. Born in Troy, he was son of the late George Conrad and Carrie Hoffman Weiss. He had resided in Poestenkill most of his life and attended a one room schoolhouse on Weatherwax Road. Mr. Weiss was a machinist for the Watervliet Arsenal and later W&LE Gurley retiring 20 years ago. Also, for over 60 years he operated the family farm, Elm Shade Farms in Poestenkill. He was a member of the Sullivan-Jones VFW Post in Poestenkill, the Sgt. Walter Adams American Legion in Averill Park, the Farm Bureau, Rensselaer County Cooperative Extension and a communicant of St. Henry's Church in Averill Park. He was an Army veteran of World War II serving in Normandy and was a recipient of the Purple Heart. Survivors include a cousin John F. Holman of Averill Park; a nephew George F. Badgley of Troy and an uncle Conrad Weiss of Defreestville. He was predeceased by two sisters Marie M. Weiss and Helen C. Badgley. Funeral service will be held Thursday at 8:45am from the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. corner of Pawling at Maple Avenues in Troy and at 9:30am from St. Henry's Church in Averill Park where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9PM. Interment St. Jean's Cemetery in Troy.

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