Morris E. Weiner, age 104, of Albany, NY, passed away on April 26, 2019 at his home.
Morris was born in 1914 in Troy, New York to the late Rebecca and Jacob Weiner. He graduated from Albany High School in 1931. He worked as a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service and later held positions in sales, marketing and with his wife in real estate. He was an Army veteran of World War II.
Morris was preceded in death by his devoted wife of 78 years, Gladys Weiner; an infant daughter, Elaine Sue Weiner; and siblings Lillian Kaminsky, Zelda Gisser, and Herbert Weiner.
He leaves his daughters Ann (Larry) Chait and Risa (Norman) Fox; grandsons Jonathan (Manya) Chait and David (Judith) Chait; granddaughter Lauren (Dan) Fox McMillan; great granddaughters Talia, Maya, Samantha, and Rebecca Chait; great-grandsons Reilly and Asher MacMillan; sister Sue (Sarah) Fox; sisters-in-law Shirley Mennen and Jeanette Weiner; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Morris was a founding and lifelong member of Temple Israel in Albany, and he was a member of the Jewish War Veterans, the Masonic Washington Lodge #85, and the Jewish Federations of Delray Beach, FL and Albany. In November 2017, he received a proclamation from the Albany County Legislature announcing “Morris Weiner Day in Albany County.”
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Care Manager Katherine Rosenblatt; devoted caregivers Melissa, Anni, Barb, and Valerie; and Dr. Barats, Dr. Kieval, and their staffs.
Services at Temple Israel, 600 New Scotland Ave., Albany, NY 12208 on Tuesday, April 30, at 12:30 PM. Interment will follow at Temple Israel Cemetery, Western Avenue in Guilderland. Shiva will be held at the Weiner residence on Tuesday, April 30, 7:00-9:00 PM, and on Wednesday, May 1, 2:00-4:00 PM and 7:00-9:00 PM. Shiva will continue on Thursday and Friday in Lexington, MA. Levine Memorial Chapel will be handling the funeral arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to the Temple Israel Rebecca & Jacob Weiner Memorial Scholarship Fund at the above address, any charity supporting the blind, or a charity of your choice