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Cyrus “Cy” W. Weller 01/31/2015

February 1st, 2015 Leave a comment Go to comments

Cyrus WellerCyrus “Cy” W. Weller
Cyrus W. Weller, 89, of DeKalb Junction, died on January 31, at Canton Potsdam Hospital. Calling hours will be February 3rd, 11 AM – 2 PM, a funeral service will be at 2 PM, Pastor Pedro Morales officiating. Burial will be in Morley Cemetery, Morley on June 12, 2015 at 2:00 PM. He is survived by his children, Ricky Weller of Clearwater, Texas, Michael Weller of Rensselaer Falls, Ronald Church of Ohio, Joseph Weller of Richville, Donna Merithew of Houston, Texas, Karen and her husband Raymond Austin of Fine, Deborah Waugh of Thomasville, North Carolina, Kathy and her husband Tim Gillespie of Stafford, Kimberly Weller of Watertown, Pamela Hendrick of Richfield Springs, 25 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren, 5 great great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son Chris Weller, daughters, Cyra Jean Weller, Christina Weller, Mary Weller and siblings, Harry, Henry, Sherman, George, Viola and Laura Bullock and Warren Weller. Cyrus was born on February 21, 1925 in Hopkinton, New York, the son of Warren and Eva Brown Weller. He was in the United States Navy from 1944 -1946, while in the Navy he served on an attack transport, USS Menard which was part of the “Magic Carpet Fleet” in Pearl Harbor. He married Eudora Northup on November 11, 1943 at the Morley Methodist Church, she predeceased him on February 21, 1963, he then married Donna McCollum in October of 1965, and she predeceased him in 1984. Cy was a steel fabricator at St. Joseph’s Zinc Mine in Pierrepont for 38 years until his retirement in 1987. He was a past volunteer fireman at the DeKalb Junction Volunteer Fire Department, and was a founding member of the Morley Volunteer Fire Department. Cy enjoyed restoring automobiles, logging, hunting and fishing. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to AMVETS Post 11, DeKalb Junction, New York, 13630.

  1. Trudy Kerr McBroom
    February 1st, 2015 at 23:53 | #1

    To all the Weller family, so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. Cherish the memories you have and hold dear forever. Please accept my sincere condolences.

  2. Rose Edward
    February 2nd, 2015 at 00:28 | #2

    A lovely yet quiet man. I’ll think of Cy every time I drive by his house. Condolences to everyone touched by Cy.

  3. William Waugh
    February 2nd, 2015 at 10:52 | #3

    We are fast losing the “GREATEST GENERATION” from our lives. God bless them, their families, and our memories of them. We love you and will miss you, grandpa.

  4. Steve Gilbert
    February 2nd, 2015 at 12:27 | #4

    My deepest condolences. I wish I could have had gotten to know Cy as I was growing up as I know he was a kind and loving individual. My thoughts, love and prayers go out to all of you.

  5. Jane Alessandrini
    February 3rd, 2015 at 00:05 | #5

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Uncle Cy was a good guy…he will be missed!

  6. Mark & Kelly Ritz
    February 4th, 2015 at 22:47 | #6

    Our deepest sympathy, Joe. He will always be with in your heart and all your great memories

  7. William Waugh
    February 8th, 2015 at 14:44 | #7

    He was not on the USS Menard. He was on a tank transport known as LST-839. He was a baker, barber, and gunner during battle.

    • Kim Weller
      June 30th, 2015 at 19:56 | #8

      I never heard Dad mention being a barber while on the ship. I did hear him speak about the D-day, the day after. He said the beach wasn’t visible to the eye because there were ships lined up side by side all along the beach. Thank you for your comments here all. We miss our Dad so much. He was so creative, jolly, helpful and so many other wonderful verbs.

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