Raymond ‘Whitey’ Weller, 86

PHOENIX, NY – Raymond “Whitey” Weller, 86, of Baldwinsville, NY, passed away on Wednesday September 5, 2012.

He was born in Lysander, NY, to his late parents, Lulu (Hammond) and Leslie Weller on May 11, 1922.

Raymond 'Whitey' Weller
Raymond ‘Whitey’ Weller

He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving on the ship USS Guam during World War II.

He was employed by Leasway Trucking, and later he became the manager of Fulton Spring Service, Fulton, NY.

Whitey was past commander of the VFW Post 5380, Hannibal, and a life member of VFW Post 5540, Phoenix.

He was predeceased by his daugther, Cynthia Weller, in 1962; six brothers, Dick, Don, Ralph, Louie, Carl and Cecil.

Surviving are his loving wife of 65 years, Cora E. (Loveless) Weller; his daughters, Donna (Steve) Auyer of Liverpool, Wanda Weller of Baldwinsville,  Raymond (Carol) Weller Jr. of Arizona, Robert Weller of Fulton, Les (Julie) Weller of Fulton, and Steven (Kathy) Weller of Phoenix, NY; eight grandchildren; three great-granddaughters; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Calling hours only on Sept. 9 at the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix.

Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the V. A. Medical Center, 800 Irving Ave., Syracuse, NY  13210 in Raymond’s memory.