Dr. G. Woldemar Weiss

Dr. G. Woldemar Weiss, 95
     STUART, Fla. -- Dr. G. Woldemar Weiss, 95, of Stuart, Fla., died May 29 at his residence. Born in Toronto, Canada, Dr. Weiss was a resident of Stuart since 1990, moving from Yarmouth. He was a 1936 graduate of Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, and was Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. Dr. Weiss was licensed to practice medicine and surgery in Maine and New Jersey. He was founder and Head of Internal Medicine at West Essex General Hospital, now known as Livingston General Hospital.

Dr. Weiss was an active member and lecturer for the American Association of Osteopathic Physicians. He had a private practice in Montclair, N.J. for 38 years and from 1978-1985 he served as Professor of Diagnostic and Manipulative Medicine at the University of New England in Biddeford, where he is Professor Emeritus. He was a willing advisor, detail oriented, very observant, and an extremely hard worker. He encouraged all to be the best he thought they should be. He served as Deacon at Central Presbyterian Church in Montclair and was a member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Stuart, Fla. ]Dr. Weiss was a 50-year member of the Essex F & AM Lodge and was a 32nd degree Master Mason and a member of the Scottish Rite. He was also an active member of the Lyons Club; Rotary Club, Salvation Army and Montclair Operatic Club in Montclair as well as the Cosmopolitan Club in Upper Montclair.

Dr. Weiss was a viola virtuoso and received a scholarship to Juilliard in New York. He was an avid yachtsman and world wide sailor who had great joy for the sea and sailing. He ran a tight ship, and we knew he loved us. He made many lifelong friends throughout his world travels. He was Past Commodore of the City Island Yacht Club in the Bronx, N.Y., and was founder and Charter Member of the Chebeague Island Yacht Club. He was also a member of the Royal Ocean Cruising Club and the St. Lucie Yacht Club. He served as an Officer in the Coast Guard Auxiliary and during WWII, he and his family hosted many RAF Fighters. Dr. Weiss served as the Athletic Department's Physician for Montclair Academy.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Louise Lyon Weiss; and sister, Jane Elisabeth Weiss. Survivors include a son, Erick Woldemar Weiss of Freeport; two daughters, Karen Weiss Corson of Demarest, N.J., and Dorrit Tompkins of Portland; and six grandchildren, Sarah Louise Corson, John H. Corson III, Ian Woldemar Weiss, Elisabeth Mae Weiss, John More Tompkins and Susan Clark Tompkins.

With strength, resourcefulness and determination, he valiantly fought several serious health challenges for many years.

A memorial service will be Friday, June 1, 10 a.m. at the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Stuart. A memorial service and inurnment will be held at a later date on Chebeague Island. Arrangements are under the direction of Aycock Funeral Home, Stuart, Fla. Please join us in celebrating Dr. G. Woldemar Weiss' life by visiting our memorial at www.mem.com.
    Memorial contributions
    may be made to:
     Myasthenia Gravis Foundation
     P.O. Box 623
     Ormond Beach, Florida 32175-0623
    Dr. G. Woldemar Weiss