Riverview Funeral Home

Obituary for John Weir

Born: Stamford
Lived: Shelton

John H. Weir, Jr., age 85, of Shelton entered into rest on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Griffin Hospital. He is the beloved husband of 31 years of Alice (Bablonka) Weir. John was born in Stamford, CT on March 22, 1932, son of the late John H. and Mae (Murphy) Weir.

John was a veteran of the U.S. Army and also served in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserves. He worked for the US Postal Service in Stamford and Derby, CT for many years prior to his retirement. John was very active in the First Baptist Church of Shelton where he served as a Deacon.

He is the beloved father of John Weir III and his wife Lisa, Lori Anderstrom and her husband Robert, and Kevin Weir. He is the step-father of Mitch Kopec, Jr., Richard Kopec and his wife Deidra, Susan Jutcawitz and her husband Randy, and Heidi Reardon and her husband John. He also leaves twelve cherished grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, his sister, June Bennet, and several nieces and nephews. John was predeceased by his sister Dorothy Ferrara.

The Riverview Funeral Home, 390 River Road, Shelton, has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements. Friends are invited to greet the family at the First Baptist Church of Shelton, 178 Leavenworth Road, Shelton, CT on Tuesday from 9 to 10 AM. His funeral service will begin at 10 AM. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Shelton.

Contributions can be made to the First Baptist Church of Shelton in his memory. Online condolences can be offered at www.riverviewfh.com.