He was born on July 8, 1934, the son of Herman and Edith (Brown) Weiss of Easton. He was predeceased by his brother, Herman Weiss, and sister, Mary Jane Wilson. He is survived by two sisters, Edith Nixon and Betty Rufe. Paul was married to Mildred (Kunsman) Weiss until her untimely passing in 1989. He is survived by the wife of his second marriage, Nancy (Schilling) Weiss. Paul had one daughter, Susan Gonzalez and her husband, Eugene of Bethlehem, and three sons, Brian Weiss and his wife Carla of Martins Creek, Gregory Weiss of Bethlehem, and Paul D. Weiss and his wife, Maria of Bethlehem Township, and one stepson, Richard Schilling and his wife, Dechi of Quakertown. Paul is survived by eleven loving grandchildren, James, Jason, Matthew, Kyle, Kathryn, Krysta, Lyndsay, Andrew, Carrie, John, and Joey and two step-grandchildren, Brooke and Paige. He also had five great-grandchildren Lucas, Helena, Giana, Josselyn, and Charlyn. Paul graduated from St. Joseph’s School and Easton Catholic High School. Paul, under the tutelage of his Uncle Frank “Shorty” Weiss, became a carpenter and remained so his entire adult life owning and operating Paul H. Weiss Construction for many years. He was also a partner in Paul H. Weiss and Sons Construction. Additionally, Paul worked at Weiss the Florist. He enjoyed all facets of woodworking from creating wooden family heirlooms to bowl turning. Paul was a lifelong member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in South Easton as well as a member of the Historic St. Joseph’s Men’s Choir since 1968. Paul took great pride in his membership in the choir and their performance in church as well as for the infirmed. He is a life member of the Liberty Hose and member of the West Easton Firehouse, Woodcrafters, and the Kiwanis Club of Palmer Township. Paul also enjoyed pitching quoits at the local club. Paul loved German Shepherds and trained many throughout his lifetime. Paul will be forever remembered as a selfless example of a family man for all his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He loved nothing more than sitting down with family for a holiday meal or reminiscing about the past with them. Paul made an impact on anyone he came in contact with. His presence, wisdom, morals, and zest for life will echo into eternity. We will forever miss and love Paul “Pappy” Weiss.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, November 13, 2017, at the Finegan Funeral Home at 4080 William Penn Highway in Palmer Township from 6-8pm. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday at 10:00am at St. Philip & St. James Catholic Church on South Main Street in Phillipsburg, N.J. The interment will be at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Easton. www.fineganfh.com.
Memorials may be made to the Kiwanis Foundation of Palmer Township, PO Box 3165, Palmer, PA 18043.